Sathyan started as an Entrepreneur, promoting a manufacturing business, but technology was always his passion. He completed his Masters degree from Swinburne University of Technology and joined Telstra, the Melbourne based telco behemoth. Later on advancing his career, his focus was mostly on Technologies like Unix, C Programming, Oracle, SQL etc. Sathyan was resolute on addressing the perennial issue of "IT don't know what is valueble for the business while Business don't know what Technology is available".
He got influenced by Robert Kaplan's Balanced Scorecard, and then by Michael Porter's Value Management ideas, Stern & Stern's EVA measurement etc., his focus shifted to maximising productivity from resources, which led to getting certified by PMI (PMP) and APMG/EXIN (Prince2 Practitioner), and followed by many years of project management career. On the ITSM side Sathyan is certified as an ITIL Practitioner.
Sathyan got excited by Hardware Virtulisation and the emergence of the Cloud. So he jumped straight into the AWS offerings after getting influenced by Dr. Werner Vogels, the CTO of AWS.Read More