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Kiran Chittargi serves as the Program Coordinator for UVA’s Cloud Computing Certificate. He has more than 20 years of experience in the software engineering arena, specializing in large scale enterprise systems with a particular focus on Big Data (Hadoop, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Spark, etc.), Java, Ruby/Rails, Angular JS, and a wide variety of web and open source technologies. He has extensive experience in both Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS).
He currently serves as a Senior Manager at Microsoft. Kiran holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and an M.S. in Information Systems from Johns Hopkins University. He is also certified by the Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and a PMI Certified Agile Practitioner (PMI-ACP).
In addition to serving as a Lecturer at the UVA School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Kiran is also an Adjunct Faculty at Johns Hopkins University and was a recipient of the prestigious "Excellency in Teaching" award in 2011. He is an active member of the developer community and speaks regularly at various conferences and seminars.