Erik Janssens is the Cloud Architect of the Year winner of last year (2018). Besides the title of best Cloud Architect of the Year he won a Global Knowledge cheque worth 2500 euro for a training of his choice.

What is, according to you, a good Cloud Architect?

“A cloud architect should have technical knowledge of different cloud providers but also should have knowledge on security, compliance and different cost models.”

How was it for you to win the Cloud Architect of the Year title?
“I really enjoyed the election and I think this is a really good initiative which is also broadly recognized by the community.

Career history:
Erik started his career as a software developer .NET and Java in 2003. He worked among other things for Philips in the IT infrastructure domain and as an expert in the Microsoft stack. He joined NXP in October 2014.