Rob Fraser is Chief Technology Officer for Cloud Services at Microsoft UK. Prior to working at Microsoft he worked for British Aerospace, Swiss Bank Corporation and JP Morgan. In 1998 Fraser was part of the spin out of RiskMetrics Group from JPMorgan, and stayed with the company through to its’ acquisition in 2010. During that time he was responsible for the companies on-line services business, and launched highly successful Software-as-a-Service offerings for financial risk management in 2001. Starting in 2008 he ran projects to integrate cloud computing capacity for High Performance Computing into the company’s product lines leading to early adopter work with Microsoft on their Windows Azure cloud computing platform. He took up his present position with the company in the summer of 2011. Fraser has a BEng in Aerospace Systems, a PhD in Autonomous Systems, is a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and a fellow of the Institute for Innovation and Knowledge Exchange.