Kirk Evans is a Microsoft Architect for the Azure Center of Excellence.
Introduction to SharePoint and Azure IaaS
Building SharePoint Apps with Windows Azure Platform as a Service
SharePoint Solutions and Architectures on Windows Azure Infrastructure Services
Understanding Authentication and Permissions with Apps for SharePoint and Office
DGG and Wally are showing Paul some love.
Selfishly, don't share the love too much for Paul... we are hoping to hire him soon! (And if this creates a race for him, then all the better for Paul!)