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MTA, MCP, MOS, MCTS, MCITP, MCSA, MCSE, Azure Certified (103/ 300)
( Pradeep Kandel )
Senior Cloud Consultant | Azure- Certified Professional | Cloud Product Manager | Project Manager | Technical Specialist | | MCT | MOS | MTA | MCP
A decade more experience working across various software products, programs, projects & technologies, Pradeep currently works as a Cloud Consultant & CoE(Centers of Excellence- Azure, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365 & Power Platform among others) Manager while in the recent past worked in product management role in accelerating the cloud migration planning & analysis landscape within a SaaS product development and management team. In the previous role, Pradeep managed & led Microsoft Cloud Team to implement and drive cloud adoption across major cities in Nepal. Prior to this, worked on core infra primarily on planning, designing and implementing Active Directory Domain Services, Virtualization, Email infrastructure services, IPBX, CRM & ERP infrastructure leveraging the world class applications and platforms. Pradeep has experience managing and leading projects across different industry verticals including Banking & Financial services, government, education, non-profit & UN agencies in Nepal. Prior to joining in server deployment & project management roles, Pradeep holds extensive experience in running & leading Microsoft's global flagship programs for university going students like Microsoft Student Partners (MSP) Program, Dreamspark & also led Academic Programs thru a self-initiated network of colleges and universities. Pradeep also leads Nepal Cloud Professionals- an independent group of IT/ Software Development professionals, solution providers and industry thought leaders that aims in driving new ideas and provide consultations in cloud computing from business and software development perspectives. Pradeep also founded Windows Server based Professional User Group- WinServer Community- WSC in Kathmandu, Nepal and led the community for 6+ years where over 6000+ professionals benefited from meetups, workshops, conferences & other events helping technical community to stay updated, learn and share Cloud and Data Center based products & technologies. In 2016, Pradeep was awarded Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) Award by Microsoft Corp, USA. You can get more information about Pradeep from https://www.linkedin.com/in/PradeepKandel or from www.twitter.com/PradeepKandel.