About this webinar
Hear more about Microsoft Search and Azure Cognitive Search and how you can use and combine their capabilities to deliver best-of-breed solutions for your organization.
Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Search, Assistant, and Intelligence
Bill Baer is a Senior Product Manager and Microsoft Certified Master for Microsoft Search, Assistant, and Intelligence at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington; having previously worked at Hewlett-Packard. While at Hewlett-Packard Bill Baer was awarded the MVP award for his contributions in the Technology Solutions Group, now known as HP Enterprise Business, which encompasses server and storage hardware, technology consulting, and software sales. In addition Bill Baer has deep industry experience having worked for Apple Inc., First Data Corporation, Digital Equipment Corporation, Quantum Corporation, Compaq Computer Corporation, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft Corporation.
Director of Product Marketing, Microsoft 365
Chris McNulty is Director of Product Marketing for Microsoft 365, Content Services, and Project Cortex at Microsoft. Chris’s experience as CTO includes companies such as Dell and Quest Software. He was first recognized as a SharePoint MVP in 2013, and led the consulting practice at Knowledge Management Associates, a US based Microsoft Gold Partner. A frequent speaker at events around the globe, Chris is the author of the “SharePoint 2013 Consultant’s Handbook” among other works. Chris holds an MBA from Boston College in Investment Management and has over twenty years’ experience with John Hancock, State Street, GMO and Santander.
Principal Program Manager, Azure Search
Liam Cavanagh is a Principal Program Manager in the Azure Data organization at Microsoft where he builds Azure Cognitive Search, a fully managed full-text search service allowing organizations to add great search experiences to web and mobile applications. Additionally, he works with enterprise corporations implementing enterprise cloud and mobile solutions and conducts training seminars worldwide. Liam holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree in Business and Information Systems from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.