Pradeep Menon is an accomplished technology professional with over 20 years of extensive expertise in Data, AI, Analytics, and Cloud Computing. Currently serving as the CTO for Digital Natives in ASEAN at Microsoft, Pradeep is pivotal in spearheading the adoption and strategic implementation of Generative AI across the region. His career highlights a robust background with roles at Microsoft and Alibaba Cloud, where he successfully led major initiatives in data and AI, greatly enhancing business strategies and operational efficiency across Asia.

Pradeep’s approach seamlessly integrates high-level strategic discussions with C-suite executives and detailed technical implementations, making him a key figure in driving digital transformation. His technical and strategic acumen has resulted in significant revenue growth and enhanced competitive positioning for numerous enterprises.

A thought leader and visionary, Pradeep’s contributions extend beyond corporate borders. He is the acclaimed author of “Data Lakehouse in Action” and a revered voice on the international speaking circuit, illuminating pathways in technology with his insights. His academic credentials— an MS in Business Analytics from NYU Stern and an MBA from Strathclyde—marry technical prowess with strategic insight, underscoring his holistic approach to innovation and leadership in the digital age.