Venkatesh Sankaranarayanan

Cloud Solutions & Cyber Security Architect


  • 24 years of IT experience across various industries, including Financial Services, Retail, Telecom, Aviation, and Hospitality
  • Architecture, Solution, and Consultancy expertise in AWS and Azure Cloud platforms.


B.Sc in Physics and a Master of Computer Applications from Madurai Kamaraj University, India


  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Certified
  • Microsoft Azure Solution Architect Expert
  • Certified SAFe 4 Practitioner
  • Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure
  • Microsoft Certified System Administrator
  • Cisco Certified Network Administrator
  • Trained in VMware Cloud and DevSecOps & Design Thinking

Venkatesh Sankaranarayanan

Cloud Solutions & Cyber Security Architect


Venkatesh is a seasoned Cloud Solutions, Platform, and Cyber Security Architect with broad experience in consultancy, solution design, operations, and delivery. He excels in identifying clients’ IT needs and translating them into appropriate technical solutions. With a strong track record as a trusted Cloud Advisor, Venkatesh has provided solutions for private, public, and hybrid cloud environments, including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS components.

Venkatesh is experienced in developing RFI/RFP responses, creating solution documentation, and delivering presentations. He has executed application/data center assessments, migrations, and relocations, and has expertise in digital strategy, IT modernisation through Agile methodology, automation, and CI/CD models.

With his strong architecture and solution design skills, Venkatesh creates tech roadmaps, business cases, architectural work-products, and defines IT processes. He has comprehensive knowledge of security and compliance controls across various industries, including financial (ASIC/APRA/PCI-DSS) and healthcare (HIPAA), OVIC frameworks (VPDSF), and the Essential Eight. Venkatesh also has experience defining the Zero Trust security model.

Recent Projects

As a Cloud Solutions Architect, Venkatesh is currently working on three projects to solve complex challenges related to data-driven decisions, reinsurance, and in-force life insurance policies.