Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella kicked off the Build 2019 developers conference in Seattle on Monday, offering a sweeping vision for how Microsoft is working to transform life for software developers. Nadella outlined new opportunities for developers and ISVs to innovate on the Azure cloud platform, as well as on the Microsoft 365 productivity platform—including using emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and mixed reality. “These platforms are rich canvases for you, in this era of the cloud and the edge, to enable you to turn the dreams that you all have into magical experiences that address the most pressing challenges out there,” Nadella said. “It's this community here that has the power to create that future.”
What follows are Nadella's five biggest statements from his keynote at Microsoft Build 2019.