DeVaris Brown

Workshop, (Intro to Coding in Microsoft Silverlight): March 7, 2-5pm

DeVaris Brown is the Academic Relations Manager for the Heartland Region of Microsoft Corporation. DeVaris has been with Microsoft since August of 2006, first serving as a Systems Engineer within the Windows Live Operations group. In this role, he was responsible for creating automation for the largest installation of Windows/SQL Server and coding libraries for the Hotmail division of Windows Live. In his current role, DeVaris travels throughout the Heartland Region of the United States, building relationships with students and faculty to increase awareness about Microsoft products and get people excited about technology.

DeVaris received his BS in 2006 from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, with a double major in Math and Computer Science and a minor in Management Information Systems. He is a recognized expert in the fields of intrusion detection, high performance computing, and virtualization. During his college years he interned with Intel, IBM, and Cisco. Currently he is a member of ACM, IEEE, and the National Society of Black Engineers.