Principal Architect, Azure Blockchain Engineering
Marley Gray currently serves as the Principal Architect for the Azure Blockchain Engineering team leading the design and development of Microsoft’s Blockchain Middleware platform code named – “Bletchley”. Prior to this role, he was Director for Business Development and Tech Strategy for the Cloud and Enterprise division at Microsoft where he initiated Microsoft’s Blockchain as a Service project. In his current role, he is responsible for developing and delivering the company’s blockchain middleware development platform.
Marley is a founding member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance and currently serves on the board of directors.
Marley’s information technology career spans more than 25 years. He specializes in software development, architecture and platform strategy matched with 17 years immersed within financial services. Marley is a strong advocate for incubating disruptive technologies at Microsoft and the industry.
A regular speaker at Microsoft’s business, technical and developer events, Marley graduated from Appalachian State University in 1991 and is an avid reader and football fan. He currently lives in the Seattle area.