Joel Sloss

For the last 20 years, Joel Sloss has been on the razor’s edge of enterprise IT and security. He originally joined Microsoft in 1997 after having served as a Technical Editor for Windows NT Magazine, where he authored more than 100 articles and product reviews, contributed to several books, and annoyed many hardware and software vendors.

While at Microsoft, Joel has managed product lines ranging from application platforms to firewalls, mobile services, and—most recently—compliance initiatives in the Azure engineering team. Also, during this time, Joel wrote numerous whitepapers on security and compliance topics such as data protection, network security, secure management, architecture fundamentals, and policies and processes.

His focus now is on the Digital Media & Entertainment industry’s compliance objectives and privacy needs in the public cloud. Joel presents at numerous conferences around the world (NAB, MESA, IBC, RSA, SIGGRAPH, and more), and is a member of the CDSA’s Board of Directors /Co-Chair of the Technology Committee.