Sankar Nair

Sankar Nair

Vice President of Engineering at Novantas

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    Experienced Vice President Of Engineering with a demonstrated history of building high performance teams from ground up. Proven expertise with creating full stack application development teams, migrating applications from legacy platform to Micro Services, Big Data and Machine Learning driven tech stack. Experienced with introducing the DevOps culture to the organizations, building DevOps groups and migrating applications to on-prem & AWS kubernetes clusters, EMR and Cloudera clusters. Transformed the release processes to use continuous builds, quality metrics computation and switching towards a TDD driven continuous release environment. An influencer and leader who believes in discovering and understanding team pain points and helping them resolve.

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    10 Years




    Cloud Services
    Computer Software
    Financial Services / Fintech

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    Building a DevOps Team and Re-Architecting the Product: A Matter of Priority

    26 March

    Sankar Nair, VP of Engineering at Novantas, shares how he built a DevOps team and helped architecture the product when the business didn’t consider it a priority.

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    Managing an East Coast Team From the West Coast

    26 March

    Sankar Nair, VP of Engineering at Novantas, tells of his efforts to make his remote leadership efficient and successful.

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