Mike Cramer is an Architect supporting customers in Microsoft’s Public Sector business in the use of the Microsoft platform, working for a group within Microsoft known as Developer and Platform Evangelism(DPE). He has an extensive background of over 25 years in the area of automated design and development technologies.  Prior to Microsoft he had been working for a company, Netwise, which was acquired by Microsoft in 1995.  Netwise was a small company in the enterprise middleware market and his role was to assist customer’s in their design and use of this platform to achieve interoperability across their applications which ran on a variety of platforms.  Earlier in his career he assisted in the development and initial go to market of one of the most widely adopted code generators in the industry, a product called Telon, which at the time targeted the IBM Mainframe platform.  He holds a B.A. in Mathematics from North Adams State College.