About Me

Abhijit_Jana

Technology Leader, Technical Strategist, Solution Architect, Development Consultant, and a Trusted Technology Advisor with approx. Thirteen years of experience in the IT industry with expertise in Development, Architecting, Engineering, Consulting, Services Delivery, Leadership, and Mentoring.

Currently associated with West Pharmaceutical Services as a Director of Software Engineering at Digital Technology Center based out of Bangalore, India.

At West, Abhijit is responsible for building, managing, and leading the overall Application Development and Software Engineering team. His area of focus is around building a highly scalable and sustainable solution for Industrial IoT edge, E-Commerce Platform, Enterprise Mobility, Smart Device Platform, Product development with MES, and Digital Reality. He is also responsible for building competency in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Data Science, Edge-based IoT, augmented / virtual/mixed reality, Chat Bots, and different Open source tools and platforms.

Before West, Abhijit was associated with Microsoft for 8.7 years and held different roles in Delivery, Development, Engineering, Consulting, and Pre-sales.

At Microsoft, As Development Lead and Architect, he executed several complex projects and delivered solutions to the Worldwide enterprise customers with very high customer satisfaction. Several of this project have been published as Case Studies at Microsoft’s Official site. As a Presales SME, he was instrumental in winning several deals across different technology platforms.

While at Microsoft, Abhijit was one of the technology front runners. He was responsible for adopting and delivering a world-class solution with N+1 Technologies (including Universal Windows Platforms (UWP), Microsoft Azure Platforms, Internet of Things (IoT), Cross-Platform App ( Windows, iOS and Android), and Kinect for Windows) at Microsoft Services India. 

He has also incubated HoloLens and Chat Bot delivery capabilities at Microsoft, and also build up the team for Azure App Management and Application Support for the highly scalable cloud solution.

At Microsoft, Abhijit has also driven the technology community as a Community Lead and was a recognized Worldwide SME.

He has received “Best Consultant” , “Best Development Lead“, Great People Great Performance (GPGP) and several other awards from Microsoft.  

Prior to Microsoft,  he has worked with Sapient Corporation Pvt Ltd and HCL Technologies Ltd.

Apart from being a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), he is a Speaker, and author, as well as an avid Technology Evangelist.

He has delivered sessions at prestigious Microsoft events like  Tech Ready, TechED, Web Camps, Azure Camps, Community Tech Days, Virtual Tech Days, Devdays, developer conference, etc.  He has presented sessions at IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay on Kinect for Windows SDK organized by Microsoft Research India.

He has authored the following books

 

He has been awarded Code Project MVP (Most Valuable Professional) three times in a row for his contribution to the Code Project community. Many of his articles posted on different web forums have been selected as “Article of the day” at http://asp.net site also featured as a “Spotlight” section. CodeProject.com has awarded him many times for his asp.net articles.

He is the Founder of  http://dailydotnettips.com,  a community website for developers, which aimed to create and share useful .NET Tips and Tricks. He spends his personal time to make this site better, share lots of tricks on development that helps days to developers activities.

He is a core member of  Microsoft User Group – Hyderabad ( MUGH).

Family

He is basically from Kolkata, West Bengal, India presently based at Bangalore, India with his wife Ananya and his beautiful daughter Nilova.

He loves to spend quality time with his family and playing with his little daughter Nilova.

He loves photography.

 

He holds the following qualifications:

MCA [ Master in Computer Application] – From Heritage Institute of Technology , Kolkata , India
BCA (Hons) [ Bachelor Of Computer Application ] – From The University of Burdwan, WB, India

Awards and Acheivements

Certification :

Microsoft Certified Azure Specialist

Any questions, concerns, feedback please feel free to reach out to me via contact me page.