Michael Yakshin

Michael Yakshin is a Principal Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft in Dublin, leading a team focusing on client-side agent and SDKs for metrics part of Microsoft's Observability systems. In his past life, Michael wore many hats, including software development for web analytics, embedded controllers, specialized Linux distributions, security and reverse engineering. Free and open source software is Michael's passion, currently pouring it into Kaitai Struct, a free declarative language bringing understanding to binary structures, one byte at a time.