Anand Iyer

Anand Iyer
Evangelist, Microsoft Corp.


Anand joined Microsoft in January 2005 as an Evangelist, Microsoft’s ambassador to the Northern California region. During his tenure there, he has been in the midst of several launches, such as Visual Studio, SQL Server, Vista, Office and many others. He has spoken at over a hundred conferences on a variety of topics. Anand is actively involved in the startup community in the Silicon Valley and works closely with Microsoft’s Emerging Business Team. Before joining Microsoft, Anand worked for Cisco Systems’ New Business Ventures team, pioneering XML-based manageability solutions. During his five-year tenure as a Technical Lead and Software Engineer, Anand worked closely with customers to fine-tune his product features. Anand has extensive experience software methodologies, and has worked on several development platforms, including Linux and Unix. He is fluent in C, C++, Java, and PERL. Anand has also earned two patent awards related to manageability solutions on networking platforms. Anand graduated from Purdue University (Go Boilers!) with a degree in Computer Engineering.


Location: Ballroom - 3rd Level Level:
John Battelle (Federated Media Publishing Inc.), Marshall Kirkpatrick (Little Bird), Matt Marshall (VentureBeat), Anand Iyer (Microsoft Corp.), Manoj Ramnani (DubMeNow), John Rourke (Bantam Networks), Andre Charland (Nitobi Inc.), Shion Deysarkar (80legs), Aaron Hurley (zeaLOG)
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