David Crook is a developer evangelist, dedicated team “Mad Scientist” and Machine Learning & IoT Dev Lead. As a developer evangelist, David spends 50% of his time working with the community and 50% of his time developing cutting edge intelligent applications with customers. David has worked on intelligent solutions from brain signal pattern recognition to large scale agricultural nutrient analysis and pipeline monitoring. His favorite type of project is one that has never been done before and deemed “too challenging”. Beyond his work at Microsoft, David is a father, husband, martial artist and entrepreneur.