Senior Architect and Head of Public & Private Cloud Practice, VirtusaPolaris. Hussain is an IT professional with 15 years of technology & business/operations management experience, both in USA & Sri Lanka. He is an expert in designing and developing mission-critical applications, systems and software; with focus on Enterprise Architecture, especially in delivering transformational solutions using Cloud technologies. Prior to his role at VirtusaPolaris, Hussain functioned as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) & Head of Operations at Aeturnum Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. He was responsible for formulating a technical vision and strategy for advancing the state of practice in the engineering of software-services and products in the company. Additionally, he was the Head of Operations for the Colombo Offshore Development Center (ODC), whilst looking into delivery assurance, offshore profitability, technology consultation, MIS, PMO, HR, pre-sales and business development. Hussain holds a BSc (Hons) in Information Systems from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Hussain enjoys spending time with his wife Tasneem, his son Taher and his daughter Umme-Salama, and spending his off-time in community service-related projects / activities.