Galen Hunt founded and lead the team that created and runs Azure Sphere. The team's goal is to make IoT safe for society. Azure Sphere provides an end-to-end solution that enables any device manufacturer to create highly-secured devices, devices possessing all seven properties of highly-secured devices.
Before moving to Azure, Hunt was part of the launch team for the Microsoft Research New Experiences and Technologies organization, MSR NExT. In addition to building Azure Sphere, Hunt also managed the Operating Systems Technologies Group. Previously, Hunt led the Operating Systems and Distributed Systems Group as principal researcher.