Jaime Puente

Microsoft Research, USA
"I will share in my presentation, using some case studies, how researchers can take full advantage of the power and scalability of cloud computing for collaboration, computation, and data-intensive processing. The Microsoft Azure for Research program allows academic researchers to explore the power and connection of Azure for their research."
Jaime Puente is a director of academic outreach at Microsoft Research, responsible for engagements in Latin America and United States. He has been a key contributor to the establishment and operation of two Virtual Research Institutes in Latin America and the Caribbean: the Microsoft Research–FAPESP Institute for ICT Research and the Latin American and Caribbean Collaborative ICT Research Federation (LACCIR).
Jaime is responsible for the Microsoft Azure for Research program in Latin America which facilitates and accelerates scholarly and scientific research by enabling researchers to use the power of Microsoft Azure to perform big data computations in the cloud.