Sharad and his wife Sunita are both software engineers who have worked at Microsoft and Google for the last 30 years building software. For the past decade Sharad has been leading teams working on building managed services in public cloud infra (Azure/GCP). He enjoys structured problem solving – using data to effectively iterate towards better solutions. Since leaving the corporate trail Sunita has been working with a startup looking at financial empowerment. On the personal front they have straddled the US & India, having lived in each for half of their adult lives – they consider both Seattle and Hyderabad as home. They have 3 kids who are in various stages of finding their own way in the world.