Bob Familiar is the Practice Director for the Cloud & Services team at BlueMetal. The Cloud & Services team are practitioners of Lean Engineering, a high velocity product development process that applies Lean methodology, service oriented patterns and practices and cloud platform capabilities for the design and development of modern applications for the enterprise. Bob Familiar has been in the software industry for 29 years having worked for both ISVs such as Dunn & Bradstreet Software and ON Technology and for Microsoft as a Principal Consultant, Architect Evangelist and Director of Technology Evangelism in the Northeast. Bob holds a Masters in Computer Science from Northeastern and a patent for Object Relational Database and Distributed Computing.