The Data Standard

Annielytics Podcast with Microsoft’s Laura Edell and her guest Sarah Lean
Host Laura Edell speaks with Sarah Lean, Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft

Episode Summary

Host Laura Edell speaks with Sarah Lean, Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft – Community Speaker – Lifelong Learner – Founder of the Glasgow Azure User Group.

Listen to Sarah’s incredible journey as a woman who wanted to be a farmer and ended up being a technology thought-leader.

Meet the Hosts

Laura Edell

Laura Edell

Chief Data Scientist at Microsoft
Also known as Annielytics, Laura is a Chief Data Scientist at Microsoft, focusing on the fields of AI strategy and sustainability, societal impacts, and workforce scaling. As an award-winning data scientist, she’s recognized as a leader in ML and BI, handling projects that help society.

Sarah Lean

Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft
I’ve worked in IT for over 14 years including service provider, manufacturing, Scotch Whisky and local authority industries. I’ve served my time resetting passwords and triaging support calls, maintaining platforms, building infrastructure, migrating end of life systems and migrating data centres. I’ve been a subject matter expert in various solutions through my career including Microsoft Exchange, System Centre Conifguration Manager and Patch Management, to name a few.