Rafat Sarosh

Principal Program Manager | Azure Cosmos DB | Microsoft

Architect, Development Manager, Developer of Microsoft Download center, XBOX catalog services, Windows Family Safety, Windows.com and Windows Server Next Generation UI.

Thought leader, results-driven manager, focused on driving innovation & creating compelling software & services.

Proven track record of managing, designing & Implementing Scalable / Available services.

Peak Reads: ~10K/Sec with 99.99% availability.

Passionate about technology but keep the focus on customers.

Managed multiple development teams of software services of world #8 most visited site (Windows.com), and complex integrated systems. Designed & launched software & services that are used by 50+ millions of customers around the world on day one. Strong expertise & experienced leadership in large scale, high volume web site and services.


  • Experience & demonstrated Thought Leadership in large scale web applications and services.
  • Expertise in cloud OS. Launching one of the most ambitious product (RSMT) of Microsoft on Azure. As an early adopter and partner Influencing design of key services of Azure.
  • Expanding availability of multiple Microsoft’s online services to various Geo-locations. Responsible for driving new functionality; targeting new markets; new business needs; and launching on schedule
  • Worked with business and customer for new features and product features, as well as improving architecture, onboarding open source technologies as needed.
  • Building/leading teams including IC’s, Mgr.’s & remote Engineers (China)


  • Cloud Services
  • Enterprise Solutions
  • Strategic Plans
  • Team Building
  • Global scale services
  • Customer Experience
  • Leadership Development
  • Software Architecture
  • Roadmaps
  • Quality Assurance
  • Stakeholder Communications
  • Strategy
  • Software Applications
  • Thought Leadership


  • Azure, SQL, Mongo, C#, JavaScript, PowerShell, NodeJS
  • Framework: .NET, Angular, knockout