Afkham Azeez

Vice President & Deputy CTO - Cloud

Azeez is the Vice President & Deputy CTO - Cloud at WSO2. In this role, he drives efforts focused on the development and enhancement of WSO2 middleware.

Azeez is an elected member of the Apache Software Foundation and also a Project Management Committee member and long-time committer for a number of projects. He specializes in distributed computing, highly available and scalable applications, Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition (J2EE) technologies, and service oriented architecture. Azeez is the author of the book Clustering Implementation for Apache Axis2, and a co-author of the book, Axis2 Web Services.

He has presented at a number of conferences, including ApacheCon and OSCON, and has conducted technical workshops on SOA and cloud implementation best practices. Azeez holds a first class honors degree in Computer Science and Engineering and a masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. He was awarded a gold medal, recognizing him for the highest grade point average for his MSc in Computer Science.

His interests include off roading, ham radio, electronics, and DIY projects.

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