Former Microsoft Technology leader to run world-class technology organization

Watertown, Mass. – April 17, 2012 – BlueMetal Architects, a leading technology architecture firm, announced today that Michael Valletta has joined the company as Consulting Director for BlueMetal’s New York office.

In this role, Mr. Valletta will manage BlueMetal’s New York presence as well as build deep customer relationships in the New York and Connecticut markets. BlueMetal Architects works with top-tier clients to imagine, define and build innovative technology solutions which positively impact how they run their business with a focus on user experience, big data, application modernization and social platforms.

Prior to joining BlueMetal, Michael spent 15 years working for Microsoft Corporation, where his most recent position was serving as the Sales Manager for Core Infrastructure including datacenter and cloud computing platforms for NY Metro.

“We are very excited that Michael has joined BlueMetal Architects,” said Todd Bremner, President and Chief Technical Officer, BlueMetal Architects. “Michael’s extensive experience in the New York market, team leadership and his technical expertise make him a key addition to our company. We are looking forward to tremendous growth in our New York office as well as exceptional relationships with our customers and community.”

Michael’s first role at Microsoft came in 1997 when he joined the National Technology Team in New York. One of his most notable contributions at Microsoft was Michael’s role in launching the New York Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) in 2001 as the MTC Technical Director. He was responsible for the technical and operational excellence in providing solutions, support and architectural direction for some of the top enterprise clients in the United States.

Valletta received his B.S. in Management Information Systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – The Lally School of Management and Technology.

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About BlueMetal Architects
Founded in 2010, BlueMetal Architects is an interactive design and technology architecture firm which specializes in the development of innovative applications and experiences. Our goal is the creation of outstanding solutions which positively impact how our customers do business with a focus on creative design married to advanced software architectures. BlueMetal is a privately held company and is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts with offices in Chicago and New York. For more information, visit http://www.bluemetal.com.

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BlueMetal Architects
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