Principal Analyst, Janakiram & Associates
Janakiram is a practicing architect, analyst, and advisor focusing on emerging infrastructure technologies. Backed by two decades of experience at Microsoft and AWS, he provides strategic advisory to technology platform companies, startups, ISVs, and enterprises. As a practitioner working with a diverse enterprise customer base across the domains of AI, IoT, Cloud, Microservices, DevOps, and SaaS, Janakiram gains insight into the enterprise challenges, pitfalls, and opportunities involved in emerging technology adoption. Janakiram is an Amazon, Google, Microsoft Certified Cloud Architect, and a Certified Kubernetes Administrator and Certified Kubernetes Application Developer. He is a CNCF Ambassador, Microsoft MVP, Intel Software Innovator, IBM Champion, and Microsoft Regional Director. Janakiram is an active contributor at GigaOm Research, Forbes, The New Stack, and TechRepublic.