Melissa Houghton is a Principal Software Engineer and Developer Relations at Azenix, a Microsoft MVP in Developer Technologies, and an Octopus Insider. Her work is focused on end to end application development using .NET, and Azure, but she has a wide variety of skills and is always open to learning new things.
An advocate for women in tech with a passion for leadership, technology and giving back to the community. She frequents tech events, is an international conference speaker, and organiser of various technical events.
Originally from California, Melissa has lived in Australia for several years and calls it home. In her free time, she loves to travel and has a boutique wine business with her winemaker husband.