Michael Brown is a senior software engineer at Microsoft where he helps their customers in their Cloud Adoption journey. He has over 27 years in industry experience (giving him enough time to see movements come and go and come back again). He founded Juneteenth Conference in 2020 to highlight Black excellence in technology and to create a platform to promote tech careers to Black youth.
Vaughn and Michael’s conversation explores how practicing Lean Startup and having a product mindset brought the conference to reality in two weeks. Additional topics are Michael’s use of UML in Color to represent design stereotypes and assist with his use of Domain-Driven Design.