Janakiram MSV is an analyst, advisor and an architect at Janakiram & Associates. He was the founder and CTO of Get Cloud Ready Consulting, a niche Cloud Migration and Cloud Operations firm that got acquired by Aditi Technologies. Through his speaking, writing and analysis, he helps businesses take advantage of the emerging technologies. Janakiram is one of the first few Microsoft Certified Azure Professionals in India. He is one of the few professionals with Amazon Certified Solution Architect, Amazon Certified Developer and Amazon Certified SysOps Administrator credentials. He is also a Google Qualified Cloud Developer. Apart from these, Janakiram is also a Certified Kubernetes Administrator.
Janakiram is recognised by Google as the Google Developer Expert (GDE) for his subject matter expertise. He is awarded the title of Regional Director by Microsoft Corporation. He is also an IBM Champion for Cloud – an award from IBM for developers who influences and mentors others to help them make the best use of IBM technologies. Janakiram is an Ambassador for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
Janakiram is a regular contributor to the Forbes Technology section. He is a senior analyst with Gigaom Research analyst network where he analyzes the cloud services landscape. He is also a contributor at The New Stack and TechRepublic. Janakiram is an adjunct faculty at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-H) where he teaches Big Data, Cloud Computing, Containers and DevOps to the students enrolled for the Masters course.
Janakiram has worked at world-class product companies including Microsoft Corporation, Amazon Web Services and Alcatel-Lucent. His last role was with Amazon Web Services as the Technology Evangelist where he joined them as the first employee in India. Prior to that, Janakiram spent ten years at Microsoft Corporation where he was involved in selling, marketing and evangelizing the Microsoft Application Platform and Tools. At the time of leaving Microsoft, he was a Cloud Architect focused on Microsoft Azure.