David Starr

Principal Software Engineer


David Starr is a Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft where he focuses on helping publishers bring their cloud-based solutions to the Azure Marketplace. He is a professional software craftsman committed to improving agility, collaboration, and technical excellence in software development teams. David has led product development initiatives, teams and organizational transitions in numerous positions including Chief Software Craftsman for Scrum.org, Chief Software Architect at Healthwise, Director of Technical Learning at GoDaddy, Sr. Program Manager for Visual Studio and Team Foundation Services at Microsoft, Pluralsight Author, and has worked as an independent consultant and trainer while a six-time Microsoft MVP. He is a veteran speaker, writer, teacher, and is an occasional guest on various podcasts. He co-hosts the Azure for Executives podcast at https://aka.ms/AzureForExecs.