This will be an introductory session that will first cover introductions to GABC (our history of organizing this event in Nepal for the past 8 years in a row, then Azure overview and then into Azure IaaS
Pradeep Kandel, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Sr. Cloud Consultant at SeeLogic Limited, UK. 10+ years of work experience in the IT fraternity, Pradeep currently works as the Sr. Azure Consultant & Heads Centres of Excellence team (with areas such as Azure, Office 365, Dynamics 365, Power Platform, etc.) at SeeLogic, a software company HQed in the UK, while in the recent past worked in accelerating the cloud migration planning through Datacenter assessment & analysis within a SaaS product team for CloudChomp, Inc. a Texas, US based software start-up. In the previous role, Pradeep managed & led Microsoft Cloud Team to implement and drive cloud adoption in the organizations across different industry verticals across major cities in Nepal. Prior to this, worked on core infrastructure primarily on planning, designing and implementing Active Directory Domain Services, Virtualization, Email infrastructure management services, IPBX and Customer Relationship Management infrastructure leveraging the world class applications and platforms. Pradeep holds extensive experience in running & leading Microsoft's global academic programs for university students like Microsoft Student Partners (MSP) Program, MSFT Imagine & also led Academic Programs thru a self-initiated network of colleges and universities. As a NFP initiative to local tech communities, Pradeep leads Nepal Cloud Professionals- an independent group of Software professionals, solution providers and industry thought leaders that aims in driving new ideas and provide consultations in cloud computing from business and software development perspectives. Pradeep tweets @PradeepKandel
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