About the Authors
Shamayel M. Farooqui is a technology leader who specializes in driving digital transformation for organizations and is the author of ‘Enterprise DevOps Framework - Transforming IT Operations’.
He has expertise in implementing IT security, cloud migrations, and IT automation and a proven track record of building teams of skilled site reliability engineers focused on delivering solutions for optimizing and running hybrid, multi-cloud environments. He thrives on building creative solutions to solve complex IT problems and has mastered the art of building reusable automation for driving efficiency in IT/business processes and cloud management. He is passionate about innovation and has developed innovation frameworks that can be adopted by enterprises to drive a culture of innovation in their teams.
He has delivered talks on the adoption of the latest technology in large organizations and has mentored multiple IT engineers to pursue their dreams of evolving into highly skilled individuals contributing towards DevOps, SRE, Security, and Cloud initiatives.
He has a master’s degree in Computer Science from Loyola University, Chicago, and a certification from MIT’s Sloan Executive Education, titled ‘Innovation of Products and Services: MIT’s Approach to Design Thinking’. He excels as a thought leader who enables organizations to be at the forefront of adopting the latest practices and technologies in the information technology space.
Blog links: http://www.shamayelfarooqui.com, http://www.shamayelfarooqui.com, https://www.xfgeek.com/home
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Vishnu Vardhan Chikoti has diverse experience in the areas of Application and Database design and development, Micro-services & Micro-frontends, DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering, and Machine Learning.
With the ability to conduct deep analysis, strong execution skills, and an innovative mindset, he has successfully led R&D teams to build engineering solutions to improve the reliability of applications. He is also an expert in building high-volume transaction processing applications for middle and back-office functions for Investment Banks using a variety of architectures.
He has been part of leadership teams in driving Agile transformation and Site Reliability Engineering transformation.
He also has a lot of experience in setting up new development teams and getting them to a stage of delivering value.
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