Microsoft Extends Cloud Presence at Lotus F1, From Factory to Race Seat

Pastor Maldonado driving at F1 US GP 2015
Lotus F1 driver Pastor Maldonado at the US GP 2015 | Source 

Step into a Formula 1 team garage on race weekend and the allure of the sport - to team members, drivers, and fans - is easy to appreciate. A platoon of engineers and mechanics dart around and under the cars, disassembling, inspecting, and reassembling futuristic components that could cost tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars each. They rush back to their tool chests, offer clipped instructions to each other, and quickly return to their work.


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Prior to co-founding, Jason was a Principal Software Consultant at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), where he implemented solutions, trained customers, managed software development, and spent some time in the pre-sales engineering organization. He has also held consulting positions at CSC Consulting and Monitor Group.

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