About



With over 15 years of experience in the IT industry, François (Frank) Boucher is a trusted Microsoft Azure professional whose expertise and bilingual service are relied upon in large Canadian markets (Ottawa and Montreal) as well as internationally (Minsk).

Among his many accolades, Francois has been awarded Microsoft Azure MVP status, named a Microsoft Azure Advisor, and certified as an MCPD Windows Azure Developer.

Frank has leveraged his expertise in Microsoft Azure in to a key development role at Lixar IT, an Ottawa-based software company. At work, Frank leads a dedicated team of developers in the advancement of technology in the mobile, air, and telecommunication industries.

Prior to his involvement with Microsoft Azure, Frank worked extensively with .PHP and .NET, specifically by porting Data Access Application Block (DAAB) on the .NET Compact Framework (NETCF).

Outside of work, Frank is a sought-after speaker, author, and trusted collaborator on Microsoft Azure. Recent engagements have had Frank speak, in-person, to audiences in Montreal and Minsk.  As a trusted voice on Microsoft Azure, Frank has authored a technical book review and continues to write about his experiences with Microsoft Azure on his two blogs, Frankysnotes.com (in English) and Cloudenfrancais.com (in French). Frank has also successfully created or collaborated on open source projects that have included Azure User Management Console (AUMC), Kindle Clippings, and Kindle Clippings Extractor.









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