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Puneet Sangal
Puneet Sangal
Sr.
Manager,Yahoo!
The Journey: Early Days to How I Got Here

Id rather think about how to become better every day in what I do, and in what I can do.

Decisions That Mattered

Learn from everyone you can, convert aspirations into actions with persistence & learning.

The Turning Points

In all the new areas I have worked, each has been a learning experience – engineering, product management, presales, professional services, business development
In all the locations I have lived & worked – Spain, US, UK, India
In all the roles I have taken – developer, architect, manager, director, entrepreneur

Work and Role: Then and Now

In my current job, Cloud & Infrastructure as a Service.
In my past jobs, I have worked in Cloud, online video, CDN, Internet applications.

Two Years Down the Line

Life is quite dynamic, lets see where I am.

Changing Days: Lessons Learnt

To be different than others, you have to do things differently than others which is not going to be easy

What I Learnt Along the Way

Its more dynamic that it used to be

Trends to Watch Out For

Cloud and big data is changing the IT landscape. Also, Internet is evolving as a whole and we might experience a very different Internet in a few years with many devices connected than just mobiles, tablets, PCs.

My Advice If You are Starting Out

Discover your passion, strengths and add to the mix diligence in your goals you want to achieve.
Find a mentor, and be open to getting coached.

Must Focus Areas For the Future

NaaS, SDN, IaaS are two big areas to watch. And PaaS too will become a hot area in no time.

Do We Need Certifications?

They help in job search, once youre on the job you have to demonstrate.

Books/ Websites I Recommend

There are several known good resources. Start from the basics, try to translate theory into action as you go along to aid your understanding. Once you have, keep ourself abreast by subscribing to sites posting latest about technology & business of Cloud.









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