Niraj works as an Enterprise Architect for a Fortune 500 company and has an innate passion for building / studying software systems. He is a top rated speaker at various technical forums including Tech Ed, MCT Summit, Developer Summit, and Virtual Tech Days, among others. He enjoys working on – IT innovations that impact enterprise’s bottom line, architecture and integration of systems, performance tuning, and review of enterprise applications. He has received MVP award for ASP.NET, Connected Systems and recently Windows Azure. When he is away from his laptop, you will find him taking deep dives in automobiles, pottery, rafting, photography, cooking and financial statements though not necessarily in that order. He is also a manager/speaker at BDOTNET, India’s largest .NET user group.