Tiago Costa is a cloud architect, trainer, and advisor for the Microsoft cloud.For nearly 20 years, Tiago has spent his professional life architecting and developing solutions using Microsoft technologies such as Azure, Office 365, SharePoint, .NET, and SQL Server. He boasts strong, real-world experience and regularly delivers training around the world, mainly in Microsoft Azure but also in technologies like SharePoint, .NET, and SQL Server.He has earned several Microsoft certifications and is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). In 2013, he was nominated as an MCT regional lead by Microsoft Corporation, and he's been renewed every year since. In 2016, Tiago was awarded the Microsoft MVP Award in Office Server and Services due to his community efforts in promoting Microsoft products and sharing his knowledge and experiences with others. In July 2018, he switched categories, moving to Microsoft Azure due to his focus on the Microsoft cloud.He spends his free time with his family in a city near sunny Lisbon, Portugal.