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Event Topics

Cloud and Big Data technologies are being one of the major core components for building modern web applications and distributed systems. Initially utilized by big tech giants like Microsoft, Facebook, Google, these technologies are now being a vital part of enterprise organizations, like bank, insurance, and telecommunication companies. Microsoft MVP Ashraf Alam, along with his peer engineers from different areas of software development industries would like to share their experience gained through building large scale systems.

Event Goal

As one of the top IT service destinations, Bangladesh has huge opportunity in international and local market by gaining skills in these areas. This can be an opportunity for Bangladeshi developers and companies to learn more about real world challenges and opportunities in Cloud and Big Data technologies and in-person discussion about various factors to consider bootstrapping the usage of these technologies into their career or organization.

Event Arrangement

Inaugural Speech

Schedule: 10.00AM - 10.30AM (30 minutes)

Experiencing Microsoft Cloud (SaaS) Office 365

Speaker: MJ Ferdous

Schedule: 10.30AM - 11.15AM (45 minutes)

Tea Break

Schedule: 11.15AM - 11.30AM (15 minutes)

Cloud & Big Data Technologies: Challenges & Opportunities

Speaker: Ashraf Alam

Schedule: 11.30AM - 12.15PM (45 minutes)

Lunch Break

Schedule: 12.15PM - 1.00PM (45 minutes)

Building Cloud: Experience from an Amazon Engineer

Speaker: Shaikat Mahmud

Schedule: 1.00PM - 1.45PM (45 minutes)

Audience Session/Q&A

Schedule: 1.45PM - 2.15PM (30 minutes)

Utilizing Cloud & Big: Real World Experience

Speaker: Jalal Uddin

Schedule: 2.15PM - 3.00PM (45 minutes)

Tea Break

Schedule: 3.00PM - 3.15PM (15 minutes)

Experiencing Platform as a Service (PaaS) with Windows Azure

Speaker: Shahriar Hossain

Schedule: 3.15PM - 4.00PM (45 minutes)

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Experience in Cloud

Speaker: Monjurul Habib

Schedule: 4.00PM - 4.45PM (45 minutes)

Closing Session/Q&A

Schedule: 4.45PM - 5.00PM (15 minutes)

Speaker Profile

Ashraf Alam

Development Lead, Core Services Platform, Gumbuya Inc., Singapore

Ashraf Alam is specialized in designing and building high performance web applications in distributed computing environment. He has been utilizing Microsoft .NET and Azure Cloud Platform since the early releases of these technologies.

Through his professional experience in over 11 years, Ashraf's proven ability in technology leadership role and in-depth knowledge in technology, led him gaining reputation with many success stories.

For his huge positive influence in the technical community around the globe, Microsoft Corporation, a worldwide software giant recognized and awarded him as Most Valuable Professional (ASP.NET) for 6 times, since 2007.

He is currently engaged as the Development Lead of its Core Services Platform of Gumbuya, an Internet of Things (IoT) platform that enables creating rich user experience and ROI driven content in top web media channels and cross device destinations.

Connect with him: Linkedin | Twitter | Facebook

Shaikat Mahmud Islam

Software Development Engineer - Team lead at Amazon AWS

Shaikat Mahmud has extensive domain knowledge of IP Communication (IMS, PCRF, Unified Communication, Contact Center, VOIP, IPTV, Voip Softswitch, IPPBX, and Conferencing Solutions), Web 2.0 Applications (CRM, CMS, SaaS, and SOA). Currently is playing a team lead role at world renowned Cloud provider Amazon Web Services.

Connect: Linkedin

MJ Ferdous

Technical Specialist at Microsoft

MJ Ferdous has industry level experience on SharePoint and has done several presentations and workshops on SharePoint. Prior to joining Microsoft, He worked as SharePoint Architect at BrainStation-23. Ferdous also worked as SharePoint Consultant and SharePoint Trainer for many organizations such as BASIS, Robi Axiata, Bank of CREDEM etc. He is the author of several technical articles at code project, MS SharePoint Tips, Dev Media etc. He is also founder of SharePoint Experts Bangladesh user-group.

Connect: Linkedin

Jalal Uddin

CEO at Proggasoft, a software company

Jalal is involved at Proggasoft in decision making, investment and defining operation process of the company. Prior to Proggasoft, he gained experience as software engineer through working in well renowned software organizations in Bangladesh.

Jalal is also involved in the operation of Dev Skill which is a community initiative to inspire and energize software engineers through software development contest and activities.

Connect: Linkedin

Monjurul Habib

Senior Software Engineer, Cefalo

Software Engineer with extensive involvement in desktop and web application with good architectural design best practices, performance tuning and optimization since 2006. Sound on designing and building large scale web applications. Habib won as best technology writer in CodeProject, a world renowned technology portal.

Connect: Linkedin

Shahriar Hossain

Software Developer, desme

I am Shahriar Hossain, currently working as a software engineer in “Desme Bangladesh” and consultant in “GreenCoder”. Prior to that I have been working for “Abacus Lab” and “NerdCats”. I wrote a book entitled "Microsoft Silverlight for Windows Phone" in bangla which makes me an author as well. I am a tech blogger, a community speaker. During my under graduation I participated in Imagine Cup contest and ended up as runners up team. In addition to this, I have been leading the Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) group in AIUB as well.

Connect: Linkedin


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MJ Ferdous

Tech Specialist @ Microsoft Bangladesh

Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 6:37 AM | Back to top

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