Amit Deshpande is an Associate Partner & Executive Architect with IBM and has 21+ years of experience in the IT industry. He is a Thought Leader in the area of Digital Transformation & Hybrid Multi-Cloud Technologies. He has extensive experience in solutions & delivering multiple complex projects in Microservices/API, Integration, Event-Driven, Hybrid Cloud Architectures for various Banking, Manufacturing, and Automotive customers. He has been involved in the conceptualization and development of multiple Cloud Assets. Amit is an IBM Senior Certified Architect, Open Group Certified Distinguished Architect, Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect, and AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate. Amit is a passionate mentor to several budding Architects in their journey in Architect Profession. He is an active member of the Architect Certification Review Board (CRB). He has also filed three patents in Kubernetes / Containerization area.

Anuj Gupta is an Executive Architect in Hybrid Cloud Manage with a specialization in Redhat-OpenShift Microservices, which is part of IBM Cloud Application Services. Prior to this role, he was part of IBM Application Innovation Lab and Export Blue, working as a Senior Architect across multiple LOBs and Portfolios. During his 17+ years of experience, he has been involved in defining technical architecture and end-to-end delivery for multiple projects across Open Subsurface Data Lake (OSDU Opensource with the Open Group) for IBM Data & AI, B2B payments, Card Authorization System, Enterprise Digital Analytics, AP and AR systems of large Financial Services clients. He has extensive experience in developing cloud-native applications based on OpenShift for various workloads (stateful and stateless) and also migration of various monolith applications from VSS to IaaS and then to OpenShift using microservice architecture.

Ashish Saxena is currently working as an Application Architect at IBM and has 15+ years of experience in the IT industry. He is an SME for Digital Transformation & Hybrid Cloud Technologies. He has extensive experience in solutions and designing applications using microservices and Event Driven architecture for various Telecommunication, Retail, and Banking customers. Ashish is a certified Azure Solution Architect Expert.