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Jun 2, 2021

Our guest this week, Vishal Lodha, is Strategic Account Director at Microsoft.  A title that comes with huge amounts of pressure and responsibility.  Vishal is the primary point of contact between Microsoft and some of their most important customers and has a vast knowledge of the entire Microsoft stack.  His story is much like so many other guests on our show-taking quite the circuitous and interesting path to where he is today!

References in this episode:

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Taxi Scene

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EPISODE TIMELINE:

  • 3:00 - Some tricky acronyms, Vishal's role includes SO many responsibilities, and Vishal's Origin Story-he started in a data junkyard!
  • 18:00 - Vishal's technical and higher education makes him a hot commodity, he exemplifies the human element of data and tech
  • 40:40 - Vishal has been in the field for a long time and has seen some things, the history (and future) of the Cloud,
  • 57:50 - The trends Vishal and Microsoft are talking about, the marriage of IT and Business, and Rob makes quite the observation
  • 1:20:20 - A discussion about AI