Duan van der Westhuizen serves as Rackspace General Manager for Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure, a high growth, global business unit focused on delivering end-to-end digital transformation services on Microsoft Azure. Previously, Duan served as Director of Product and Engineering for the Microsoft Cloud portfolio at Rackspace, which included Microsoft Azure, Azure Stack and Hyper-V. He holds a number of Microsoft certifications across various technology platforms. Duan has spent more than 20 years in technology in a wide range of positions, including systems engineering, database development and design, business intelligence, product management and product marketing. He has worked in across the globe, including in South Africa, North America and the United Kingdom, and he holds an MBA in Technology Strategy from London OU.