Rajarajan Pudupatti SJ, Director, Cloud Platform Architecture at Fidelity Investments
New Jersey, USA
Hero since 2020
Rajarajan is a Director of Cloud Platform Architecture at Fidelity Investments, where he drives the engineering behind building next-gen model based cloud native platforms on Amazon EKS for running mission critical enterprise production workloads. Rajarajan is a #GitOps enthusiast and last year he spoke at Kubecon 2019 on building enterprise grade cloud platforms on AWS. He has also played instrumental roles in helping open source projects like eksctl and AWS Ingress controller meet enterprise standards, making them production grade.
Rajarajan firmly believes that architecting uncomplicated and easy to consume solutions are key to helping enterprise teams make the most out of best-of-breed technologies, in turn nurturing a culture to innovate at speed and scale. Rajarajan is passionate about building solutions using various AWS services to achieve the same. He has worked with a variety of organizations across multiple geographies which has helped him challenge a broad spectrum of complex problems with modern and simple solutions. As an avid technophile, his latest interests are around solving latency issues for critical applications using ML empowered edge computing. Rajarajan holds a bachelor’s in engineering from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University.
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