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BUILD 2015 Johannesburg

BUILD 2015 Johannesburg

Microsoft BUILD 2015 is coming to South Africa, on June 12 at Vodaworld

Friday, June 12, 2015 – 9:00AM

082 Vodacom Boulevard
Vodavalley, Midrand
Johannesburg, South Africa
This event series brings the Build experience to cities around the globe.

As a developer, you can expect:

  • Best of Build announcements and insights
  • Deep dive in the Windows 10 developer platform for app and web developers
  • Coding sessions and exciting demos across devices
  • Partner showcases
  • Open Q&A and face-to-face time with Microsoft engineers
  • Each Event is Free

We’re working hard to finalize the full agenda of sessions & events.
In the meantime here’s our preliminary agenda.

7:30am – Close Registration
7:30am – 8:45 Breakfast
9:00am – 10:30 Keynote
10:30 – 12:00 Sessions
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 Sessions
3:00 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 5:00 Sessions



Pete Brown (Delivering Keynote)

In the Technical Evangelism and Development org at Microsoft, Pete Brown is responsible for helping developers with IoT, XAML/C#, and creative music/audio application and hardware development on Microsoft platforms.

He is also a maker, synthesizer geek, PC enthusiast, and has been a developer since his very first days back on the Commodore 64. Pete is the OSS owner of the Gadgeteer project at Microsoft, and loves using both NETMF and Windows on tiny devices. His recent personal projects include developing new brains for classic synthesizers using Microsoft IoT/embedded client technology, C#, and XAML

KiranKumar Balijepalli

Kiran Balijepalli is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft focusing on Enterprise, Commercial ISV apps & Enterprise Store, MDM, and Surface Hub. He spends most of his time helping ISVs build commercial apps that solve critical LOB app deployment challenges while focusing on great input experiences on Windows devices.

Prior to his current role, Kiran helped EPG & SMB enterprises in India deploy developer solutions on Windows. Kiran is a passionate hiker & yoga practitioner, teaching at community centers in Singapore, Bangalore, Hyderabad and now in Redmond.

Shen Chauhan

Shen Chauhan is a Senior Program Manager in the TED Engineering Group at Microsoft. Shen’s core focus is on Universal Applications and the Windows Store.

Prior his current role, Shen worked in Microsoft UK’s consulting division as a Development Lead. Shen spends most of his time doing what he loves best – writing code! When he is not writing code you can catch him on Channel 9 on the Inside Windows Platform show.