Chandra Pinapala

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Mohana Kavya

"Cloud computing: the ‘new’ normal"

In this talk, Chandra, Head of GSI Business-India AWS, will provide an overview of Amazon Web services platform, how this platform enables Enterprises adopt cloud journey and share a perspective on next-gen architectures. Chandra’s talk will also provide a sneak peek into how AI and ML landscape is evolving with a few demos and also describe how AWS Educate program can help students in building their cloud related skill set.

Chandra Pinapala joined Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Nov’15 and is currently
the Head of Global System Integrators (GSI) and Influencers business in India. In
this global role, Chandra leads the team driving growth with top GSIs and
influencers aligned closely with AWS field sales, business development,
professional services, training and operations leaders globally and in India.
Chandra and team’s charter is to build strategic and long term differentiation with
our partners that drives growth of our mutual business globally while building and
fostering executive relationships with GSIIs in India.

Prior to Amazon, Chandra spent five years at Microsoft building the partner
enterprise architect team (PEAT) ground up which became the ‘tip of the spear’ for
Microsoft’s efforts in driving cloud and analytics business with its enterprise

Prior to Microsoft, Chandra spent several years in consulting organizations driving
solution sales, partnerships and had successfully driven multi-million outsourcing
deals to closure. Chandra holds a bachelor’s degree of engineering from NIT,
Warangal and enjoys blogging about enterprise technology and cloud.

Venue: ECE Seminar Hall

Time: 29 September 11:00 AM