My experience surrounded with a high focus on the data platform (relational, BI, Big Data), data lake & Cloud (Amazon & Microsoft) with a track record of defining technology road-map, strategy, designing and delivering digital transformation & migrations with major enhancements to current working methods. A spotlight on defining target architecture and orchestrating people (technical resources), schedule and source for optimum productivity of sprints. 


Key career accomplishment & recognition as an industry expert & technical excellence from the Microsoft as Data Platform Most Valuable Professional (MVP) recognition since the year 2006 (13 years as MVP), which recognizes exceptional technical community leaders worldwide who actively deliver, present & share their extraordinary contributions, high quality, and real-world expertise.


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