APN Ambassadors of Asia Pacific


Yash Acharya
Solutions Architect

Yash Acharya is a Solutions Architect at BlazeClan Technologies, a born-in-the-cloud AWS Premier Consulting Partner company. Yash has a wide range of experience in handling large scale migration and devops transformation projects. He is a strong believer in trying new technologies and helping his clients achieve new technology excellence.


Ryan Anderson
Solutions Architect

Ryan is a Solutions Architect at TechConnect IT Solutions, an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner. As a Software Development and DevOps specialist, Ryan excels in building decoupled microservice architectures in AWS. He is passionate about creating Serverless architectures for clients and is very proud to have reduced their monthly bills to single digits.


Gerald Bachlmayr
Technical Principal

Gerald Bachlmayr is a Technical Principal at Contino and an expert in cloud native solutions, specialising in cloud native services. He is passionate about solving business problems with strategic Serverless solutions, to enable quick feedback loops, and tackle the specific problem while eliminating long infrastructure delays.


Hitesh Bhardwaj
Senior Solutions Architect, Asia

Hitesh has over 15 years of industry experience and has delivered IT Transformation projects with large multi-national clients in Southeast Asia, Europe, China, and India. He has worked for or alongside some of the world's leading technology organizations including: Rackspace, Accenture, Avanade, SoftwareOne, and HCL technologies.


James Bromberger
National Cloud Lead, Consulting Director

James is a Consulting Director at Modis and has lead teams in Europe, US, and Australia in Higher Education, Finance, Advertising, and Government. He created the cloud-based Advara Land Registry as a Service, is a volunteer Debian Linux developer, a regular presenter at security and cloud conferences, and holds eight separate AWS certifications.


Jared Brook
Global Technical Lead

Jared is the Global Technical Lead at base2Services, an AWS DevOps Competency Partner focused on accelerating businesses that utilise cloud technologies. Jared is an AWS Certified Professional with over four years of experience working with a range of customers to rapidly and securely deliver innovative cloud-based solutions on AWS.


Chris Buckley
Manager, Managed Public Cloud Onboarding Engineering (ANZ)

Chris Buckley manages the Australian Managed Public Cloud Deployment Engineering team at Rackspace, a 2018 worldwide leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers. Chris has worked as an engineer, consultant, and architect on a variety of projects on AWS.


Brent Cetinich
Senior Consultant

Brent Cetinich is dedicated to providing a secure AWS environment and a CI/CD pipeline for application delivery. This allows his clients the freedom to unlock developer potential in an enterprise environment to deliver business value faster and more securely.


Nivlesh Chandra
Lead Consultant

Nivlesh Chandra is a Lead Consultant at Contino and currently holds five AWS certifications. He specialises in DevOps services, containerisation and serverless technology. He also has a keen interest in machine learning and artificial intelligence.


Parichat Charoenchongsuk
Cloud Solution Consultant

Parichat has been an AWS cloud solution consultant at MFEC for the past two years. Her responsibilities are gathering customer requirements, converting them to an AWS cloud solution, implementing the solution, and designing the operation workflow. She is also a guest speaker at various universities in Thailand, encouraging students to start using AWS services.


Davur Clemensten
DevOps Engineer

Dávur is a DevOps engineer at Innablr in Melbourne. He has been an active AWS user since the first Asia-Pacific region launched in 2010. By day he helps clients embrace the Cloud and all the opportunities that come with it. By night he also tinkers on any number of lightweight, low-cost, serverless, and fun side projects on AWS.


Greg Cockburn
Principal Practice Lead

Greg is a Technology Evangelist and Versatilist. He spends a lot of his time on Cloud thought leadership within AC3, with customers, and the greater community. Greg has spoken at a number of events across topics such as Devops, Kubernetes, and Containers. He has worked with a range of companies and customers to help them define their technology road-maps and strategy, and to assist in adoption of next generation processes, cloud-architecture, and services.


Shane Davis
Cloud Evangelist

Shane Davis is a trusted advisor with over 30 years experience in IT. He makes digital transformation a reality for organisations striving to adopt cloud technologies and serverless solutions. He also works collaboratively with clients to understand their businesses and provides proven methodologies for maximising workload performance and reliability.

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Shane Day
General Manager, Cloud, Data & Analytics QLD

Shane Day is a technology strategist passionate about assisting Australia's leading organisations to deliver digital solutions and compelling user experiences. Specialising in strategy, architecture, and solution delivery, Shane guides customers through the complexity of digital transformation enabled by the smart use of cloud services.


Ian Donaldson
Senior Consultant

Ian is a Senior Consultant for Sourced Group in Singapore, working in the Asia-Pacific region. He has many years experience with AWS, and was named an AWS APN Cloud Warrior in 2017. With a strong background in software delivery, Ian specialises in helping financial institutions and large enterprises transform themselves for the cloud.


Paul Dunlop
Cloud Technical Architect Manager

Paul is an experienced AWS consultant with over 24 years of industry experience. He is a thought leader with a wealth of knowledge from working with Government and Private Enterprises. His career spans operations, security, and projects. Adept at road mapping the cloud journey, Paul has successfully helped many customers achieve success with AWS.


Adam Durbin
Director of Strategy and Architecture

Adam Durbin is the Director of Strategy and Architecture and co-founder of AWS transformation consultancy at CMD Solutions. Adam has deep experience helping organisations progress their AWS best practice cloud adoption. He designs secure, scalable, and resilient platforms with modernised architecture patterns using an automate everything approach.


Rengaprasath Gopalakrishnan
Tech Architecture Delivery Manager

Rengaprasath has over 15 years of banking infrastructure design and management experience. He has led technical project management for medium to large programs such as: transformation projects, global deployment, support, and automation teams, and cloud and infrastructure deployment and migration.


Mark Green
Director, Cloud

Mark Green is a specialist in architecture, implementation, re-factoring, and management of applications within the cloud. He focuses on the customer first to drive improvements that benefit both the customer and service provider. He is experienced in designing secure, highly scalable systems across insurance, mining, education, and government verticals.


Andrew Hendry

Andrew is a leader in the field of AWS cloud architecture and solution development. With more than 20 years of industry experience, and the past 5 years as a senior AWS architect working on large scale migrations, Andrew brings best-in-class capability to ensure any application migrated to AWS is done once, and done right.


Benjamin James Herron

Benjamin is an enterprise Cloud and DevOps consultant for the Financial Services and Aviation industries. He specialises in AWS with high-level and technical exposure to the management and delivery of business critical systems at scale. He is an achievement-driven, hands-on consultant with over 12 years experience delivering quality customer outcomes.


Albert Ho
Solution Lead

Albert is the Cloud and Big Data subject matter expert in APAC. Over the past 15 years he has focused on BI analytics, reporting and analysis, and Big Data (Hadoop) for enterprise, in a variety of industries throughout Asia. Albert speaks about cloud and big data technologies at national and international conferences, and AWS events.


Trent Hornibrook
DevOps Consultant

Trent is a Lead DevOps Consultant at Cevo. He previously led product teams for an online media company in Australia. He has a strong infrastructure operations background with years of experience in architecture design, application optimisation & scaling, and database administration.


Guillaume Jaudouin
AWS Practice Lead

Guillaume is passionate about driving business outcomes using data and insights. He comes from a technology consulting background and has held the roles of developer, architect, tech lead, and is now involved in management and pre-sales activities. Guillaume currently leads the AWS Data and Analytics practice at Altis Consulting.


Darrell King
Cloud Strategist

Darrell founded PolarSeven in 2013, an AWS Managed Services Partner. As an influencer for all things AWS, he runs the 4000-member AWS Sydney Meetup. Darrell helps customers accelerate their cloud journeys through Automation and IaC, ensuring best practice environments which are secure and cost-effective.  


Steve Kinsman
Cloud Solutions Architect

Steve has over twenty years of experience in software development and architecture in diverse industries such as: Resources, Government, Transport, Utilities and Telecommunications. His recent focus has been on Enterprise-level Cloud Integration Architecture, DevOps, and Security. Other interests include Enterprise Architecture and Service Oriented Architecture.


Sebastian Krueger
Partner – Cloud & Innovation

Sebastian is a Partner in the Deloitte Asia Pacific Cloud Practice, leading the delivery of advanced AWS solutions. Sebastian enjoys building high-performing teams focused on AWS-based cloud solutions. He holds nine AWS Certifications.


Kogulan Ledanan
Principal Solutions Architect

Kogulan Ledanan is a Principal Solutions Architect at Cloudten Industries. He is a subject matter expert on Applied Intelligence Engineering, Cloud Security, and Automation in the Cloud. Kogulan helps customers gain critical insights from their data by leveraging machine learning techniques and Big Data workloads.


Yun Zhi Lin
Head of Engineering APAC

Yun is a technology leader specialising in Enterprise Cloud and Data strategies, People and Culture transformation, and Product speed to market through high order services. Yun has worked to transform over 13 organisations. He is also a veteran blogger and speaker at AWS Summit, ServerlessConf, and numerous meetups.


Yuri Litvinov
Principal Consultant

Yuri is a Principal Consultant at Sourced Group. He has been involved in several cloud transformation and large-scale application migration projects with Australia's biggest enterprises. His core expertise is in technologies and tools that allow companies to innovate faster while maintaining alignment with regulatory requirements for the most demanding industries.


Joshua Lopez
Practice Director, Cloud Migrations

Josh is a versatile, results-oriented technologist with over 15 years experience in roles ranging from cloud transformation and solutions architecture to development leadership. He is passionate about driving forward technology and enabling businesses to utilise cloud platforms to drive innovation. He currently leads the AWS migration practice at Versent.


Jim Lozanovski
APAC Lead Solutions Architect

Jim is the the Accenture AWS Business Group APAC Lead Solutions Architect. He leads customers through the design and enablement process to leverage a wide range of AWS services in their IT estate. He works directly with AWS solution architects, client architects, and Accenture project teams to design a robust AWS architecture and help manage customer relationships.


Michael Ludvig
Solutions Architect

Michael is an experienced AWS Solutions Architect and has been with enterpriseIT since 2006. He actively shares his knowledge through internet forums, presentations, writing posts for his blog, and creating demos and templates on GitHub. He is also the author of the s3cmd tool.


Scott Maclure
Senior Consultant

Scott has a background specialising in web applications and has consulted with digital agencies, NGOs, telcos, investment banks, and airlines in Sydney, London, Ghana, and Singapore. Currently, his interest lies in automation and serverless, with an eye for pragmatically applying them to good business outcomes. He has been using AWS since 2012.


Ian McKay
Senior DevOps Engineer

Ian works in Sydney as a Senior DevOps Engineer at Kablamo, a cloud consultancy with a focus on delivering digital products and solutions. He previously managed infrastructure at Stan, an Australian streaming service. Between helping clients and attending meetups he enjoys building open-source projects with a focus on automation and AWS tooling.


Matthew Merriel
AWS Infrastructure Consultant

Matthew is an experienced AWS Cloud and DevOps consultant and holds fives AWS certifications. He is currently an AWS Infrastructure Consultant for Kloud Solutions (a Telstra Company), focusing on cloud development, migrations, and enterprise adoption. He has architected and implemented multiple AWS projects during his career, primarily in the serverless and containerised spaces.


Kaushik Mohanraj
Solutions Architect

Kaushik is a Solutions Architect at BlazeClan Technologies, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner. He adopted cloud technology in early 2013, and over the past seven years, has worked as a cloud developer, pre-sales engineer, and solutions architect. He holds seven AWS certifications.


Jun Ni
Solutions Architect

Jun is an ASEAN region Solutions Architect in the Accenture AWS Business Group. He is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional and AWS Well-Architected Framework review practitioner. His strengths include engaging clients for cloud migration assessment, leading DevOps transformation, cloud app Modernization, data lakes in the cloud, and cloud native development.


Vit Niennattrakul
Managing Director

Vit Niennattrakul is the managing director of DailiTech, a consulting firm that helps partners and customers migrate to the cloud by delivering born-in-the-cloud and hybrid-cloud solutions. He holds a Ph.D. in time series data mining and is interested in AI/ML and natural language processing.


Matt Wolstencroft
Specialist Senior Manager, DevOps and Automation Team

Matt Wolstencroft is the technical lead for the Deloitte DevOps and Automation team based in Melbourne, Australia. He is also an experienced DevOps consultant and solutions architect. Matt leverages AWS services to assist organisations in improving the speed at which they deploy infrastructure and deliver software to the cloud.


Syed A Naqi Rizvi
Principal Solution Architect

Syed is a Principal Solutions Architect at Blazeclan Technologies. He helps in devising cloud-based solutions for existing as well as potential customers; apart from driving technical initiatives like AWS MeetUps, technical evangelism, and knowledge sharing. Of late, he has grown fond of Serverless technologies, DevOps automation, and Chatbots.


Kaushik Khanna

Kaushik is CTO at BluePi Consulting Pvt Ltd. with 16 years of experience in IT. Kaushik has been consulting with Startup, Unicorn and Fortune-500 clients across multiple domains like QSR, Retail, Media, Logistics and Healthcare to help them in their journey from Discovery, to Architecture and Execution of their Cloud and Data initiatives.


Database Architect

Bhuvanesh is a Database architect at Searce Inc. His journey has started from a SQL Server DBA and now a BigData/Database/Cloud architect and moving towards to become a Data Scientist. He works mostly in AWS data services like Redshift, EMR, Athena, etc. Recently he is focusing on building the Enterprise DataLakes and complex ETL processing.


Ashish Kaushik
Architect - DevOps

Ashish is leading the DevOps practice for SourceFuse (A BIC, AWS Advanced Consulting Partner) and has helped many other organizations in there Digital Transformation journey. He holds deep experience in Cloud Assessment and Migration. He is passionate about validating Serverless architectures for clients with a target to reduce the TCO.


Alok Kumar Pandey
Lead Consultant

Alok working as lead consultant at Locuz Enterprise Solutions Ltd, carries over a decade experience in High performance computing cluster consulting, designing, implementing, benchmarking and project management. He has designed and build over 200 smalls to peta scale HPC on-premise cluster. He is focused to migrate HPC cluster workload on AWS and has proved functionality and performance for various organization from engineering and designing to education.

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Amitkumar Pandey
Principal Consultant

Amitkumar is a technology enthusiast with a decade of experience in Enterprise Infrastructure. He is currently working as a Principal Consultant at Progressive Infotech. He has deep skills in planning and designing large scale cloud transformation & migration projects and has successfully delivered the same for a clientele across India.Has been helping his clients in adopting, managing and optimizing infra on AWS Public Cloud platform.


Nishant Sharma
Chief Technology Officer

As CTO of Umbrella Infocare, Nishant works closely with customers to help them transform their legacy applications to a cloud-native architecture. Nishant has more than 20 years of experience in designing mission-critical distributed solutions. He is interested in helping customers to solve their business problem with the help of Cloud Services.


Sathya Narayanan
Head Technology

Sathya is an AWS & RH Architect, a Technology Professional with extensive background in Systems, Design, Implementation and Support across IT Infrastructure components. He has designed and implemented large scale enterprise system infrastructure at national and global levels.

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Anjani Kumar Phuyal

Anjani is Global CTO at Genese Solution working out of Nepal, Bangladesh,Pakistan,UK and Australia. He has successfully completed projects in Banking, enterprise IT, corporate and startups. He is passionate about Cloud technologies, DevSecOps methodology and holds 5 AWS certifications. He has also started AWS User Group in Nepal and Bangladesh.


Sripathi Krishnan

Sripathi is the CTO at HashedIn Technologies, and Professional Solution Arch. He works with enterprise customers to build cloud native solutions. His areas of interest include moderninzing legacy applications and migrating them to a cloud native architecture, data engineering and analytics, and building performant and highly available applications.


Athreya Ramadas
Solution Director

Athreya has over 11 years’ experience in the field of DevOps, Cloud and Automation technologies and has worked in large enterprises like Nokia, EMC and Misys, before deciding to turn into an entrepreneur with Rapyder. As a Co-founder of Rapyder Cloud Solutions Pvt. Ltd and the CTO, Athreya provides guidance and mentorship to his team on new initiatives. He is a certified AWS Solutions Architect and has expertise in highly scalable, available and fault-tolerant Cloud architectures. Athreya is passionate around DevOps tools, Security, Cloud Migrations and is also a recognized Industry leader when it comes to migration of workloads from on-premise to Cloud, Configuration Management and Assessment.


Sunil Pratap Pichamuthu
Cloud Competency Manager

Sunil has 15 years of experience in IT encompassing development, testing and cloud. Being an AWS Associate Solution Architect and certified on ITIL 4, CSM and PRINCE2, he has been advising customers to adopt AWS services and solutions. A self proclaimed innovative thinker, he loves the fact that AWS enables the future now.


Bernd Nordhausen
Cloud Solutions Architect

Bernd is a cloud architect in Accenture's Intelligent Cloud Infrastructure practice where he designs cost-effective and scalable architectures for clients moving into the cloud. He holds certifications across all three major cloud platforms, but focuses on AWS. Bernd also holds a Ph.D. and MS from the University of California, Irvine.


John Painter
Managing Director – ASEAN

John is the Managing Director of Sourced Group. He has worked on large cloud programs within the enterprise since 2012 with a core focus on highly regulated environments such as: finance, aviation, media, and telecommunications. He is also a thought leader in cloud technology.


Colin Panisset
Director of Transformation and Delivery

Colin Panisset is an experienced people and business-focused technologist. He helps teams and organizations achieve their business goals by delivering value quickly and efficiently through AWS services and solutions. Colin has been using AWS since 2010.


Mark Promnitz
Principal Architect

Mark Promnitz is the CTO at Itoc, an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner with DevOps and Financial Services competencies. Mark organises the Brisbane AWS User Group and brings over ten years of hands-on technical experience to the table with the last five years focused on diving deep into architecting, building, scaling, and running platforms on AWS.


Ashish Rajan
Distinguished Engineer

Ashish Rajan is an experienced cybersecurity professional and an international public speaker. He has a passion for making security a more visible service function. He has helped enterprises in various industries with security and compliance in cloud and runs the largest DevSecOps meetup in Australia/NewZealand.


Michael Ransley
Principal Consultant

Michael Ransley is a Principal Consultant at CMD Solutions with over twenty years of IT experience. Prior to CMD, Michael worked with a number of large organisations in Australia and the UK. He leads many projects from large-scale cloud migrations to advanced data projects, touching on a variety of technologies and AWS services.


Jem Richards

As the CTO of RedBear IT, Jem Richards helps organisations stay competitive, agile, and secure by adopting and innovating on the AWS Cloud. With over 25 years of enterprise experience in IT, Banking, Financial Services and Security, Jem has a deep understanding of what it takes to migrate and operate enterprise workloads in the Cloud.


Jesus Rodriguez
Cloud Engineer

With professional experience in software development and DevOps on cloud platforms, Jesus brings a blend of analytical skills to find the best solutions for customer success. A valued member of the PolarSeven team, he is versatile, learns quickly, and is committed to rolling up his sleeves and getting things done.


Marcus Rosen
Cloud Solutions Architect

Marcus is an experienced and hands-on AWS cloud architect with a background in software development and integration. Marcus has worked on a variety of projects across industries such as finance, retail, healthcare, law enforcement, transportation, gaming, mining, and telecom. Marcus holds 8 AWS certifications.


Nicholas Ruwan
Lead Data Scientist

Nicholas Ruwan Dias is a subject matter expert on Enterprise architecture, AI and Machine Learning. His recipe for success is taking input from different stakeholders and transforming them into a clear, common framework for project delivery. He holds a Ph.D. in Enterprise Security Architecture and currently the Lead Data Scientist of Strateq group.


Imran Sadiq
Technical Director

Imran is a highly motivated technologist with over 15 years of experience. He is passionate about cloud computing and software development, and enables businesses to leverage the technology solutions he creates. Imran is at his best when he is creating, innovating, and delivering solutions to business problems. He loves sharing what he learns.


Zainab Sanaa
Senior Cloud Consultant

Zainab is a cloud enthusiast with a demonstrated experience in small scale to enterprise cloud migrations. She has worked with developer teams to assist in AWS adoption, and educated these teams on various services within AWS to build modern, scalable, and distributed applications. She likes to create a safe space for sharing & collaboration.


Tanat Sangkasem

Tanat has over 12 years of experience in Consulting with global leaders in the Financial Services industry (Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, BNP Paribas, HSBC). He has over five years in IT transformation for telecommunications, retail, and distributions companies. He also has over four years of API and software development in financial services, mobile, and web.


Arjen Schwartz
Lead Platform Engineer

Arjen is a Lead Platform Engineer at DigIO where he spends his time building solutions using modern technologies to solve problems for clients. With over 6 years of experience using AWS, he also speaks about these solutions at events and writes about it on his blog ig.nore.me. He also is a co-organizer of the Melbourne AWS User Group.


Anshumali Sharma
Specialist Solutions Architect

Anshu is a Specialist Solutions Architect at Rackspace. He is passionate about delivering high quality cloud-native solutions and solving complex problems for customers. Anshu has held engineering, design, and consultancy roles in the past to deliver a variety of projects on the AWS platform and loves to learn new technologies.


Keiran Sweet
Senior Consultant

Keiran is a senior consultant with Sourced Group based in Sydney, Australia. After spending the early part of his career as a UNIX System Administrator in the Telecommunications and Financial Services sectors, he now works with clients aspiring to automate more of their technology stack and to assist them in taking full use of the capabilities offered by AWS.


Clinton Thomson

Clinton is a versatilist and operates across architecture through to sales whilst working with his fellow directors on building a successful AWS partnership. Clinton has a background in networking and security although tends to spend most of his time pursuing business development opportunities and guiding the sales and technical teams.


Rowan Udell
Cloud Practice Director

Rowan Udell is Cloud Practice Director at Versent, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner in the Asia Pacific region. Working with customer and internal Versent teams, he helps them deliver change at scale and speed using serverless and AWS native services. He co-authored the AWS Administration Cookbook and has published video courses on AWS.


Mark Wolfe
Cloud Practice Director

Mark Wolfe is the Practice Director for Cloud at Versent in Melbourne, Australia. He has worked in operations and development on the AWS platform for seven years. His expansive career has seen him wear the hat of CTO, developer, DBA, and network engineer in a range of consulting and start-up companies.

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Ankit Gupta
Solution Architect

Ankit is Solutions Architect at PwC India.He brings deep expertise in Solutions Architecture designing on AWS.He is trusted customer advocate and worked with various AWS Services.he is AWS Community leader and also given multiple sessions on AWS Services.He holds multiples AWS Certifications.He has worked on various type of AWS Projects.

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Manoj Kumar
Principal Solutions Architect

Manoj Kumar is a Principal Solutions Architect and part of the founding team at Powerupcloud. He leads the cloud consulting team of 50 architects/engineers at Powerup, handling large migrations across 4 countries. Manoj holds 8 certifications on AWS and has helped several financial services companies build their data centers from scratch on AWS.

Tarun Gupta
Business Unit Head - Cloud Services and Principal Architect - Enterprise and Mobile Applications

Tarun Gupta heads the Cloud vertical at MothersonSumi INfotech and Designs Limited, an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner. Tarun is a technology freak and also the Principal Architect for Enterprise & Mobile Applications portfolio. He has enormous hands-on expertise having worked on variety of complex enterprise projects & technology platforms.


Dilip Kola
CTO, Co Founder

Dilip is the Co-Founder of Tensult which is AWS Cloud consultancy firm. Prior to it, his career journey has been with Amazon for 4.5 years and AWS for 2 years building AWS Managed Services, an ITIL system for AWS Services. Dilip has graduated from IIT Kanpur with B.Tech and M.Tech (Data mining) degrees in Computer Science and Engineering.


Umashankar Nedunchezhian

Umashankar, CTO, 1CloudHub, has experience in large enterprise workloads migrations, including all-In migrations, SAP landscapes & S/4 HANA on AWS. Currently involved in leading 1CloudHub in Data Analytics with applied ML, AI for enterprises & Application Modernization leveraging Serverless & Kubernetes with emphasis on sustainable devops.