Karan Chaturvedi has 9.5 years of extensive exposure in Pre-Sales in Enterprise, Corporate segment and E- Governance practice. Prior to IBM, Karan was associated with the companies like NTT Communications, Huawei telecommunication and Navisite (Time Warner) etc for the cloud initiatives. As an integral part of his hands on experience and academics, Karan has completed his technical certifications in Vmware, IBM, Cisco, HP (VCP 5, IBM AIX technical and sales certified , IBM netcool/Omnibus, HP X 9000, CCNA etc) technologies. His hobbies includes reading technical blogs, watching innovative techy videos and following creative social campaigns. In his current role, He is working very closely with start ups and developers in the region and responsible for conducting bluemix,watson or technology related workshops,meetups or hackathons. In addition to the engagements with startups and developers. He keeps on attending community events (some of the active communities are Python Delhi group, IOT NCR, Java geeks etc.) and responsible for maintaining healthy relationships with multiple incubators like 91 Springboard, Investopad, Nasscom, DTU and TLabs etc.