Know Your MVP - Akkiraju Ivaturi

This week's C# Corner featured MVP is Akkiraju Ivaturi

1. What is your name?

Akkiraju Ivaturi

2. Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I am a Microsoft Programmer and Architect with more than 12 years of experience in Microsoft Technologies (Web Programming, Windows and Database Programming and other Microsoft Tools). I love to learn new technologies, working on challenging tasks and share the knowledge with the team and friends.

3. How long have you been associated with C# Corner?

 I have been associated with C# Corner since 3 years but was more active from June 2012. 

4. What makes you to be a part of C# Corner?

 I like the way other blooming developers and senior developers are sharing their knowledge for the benefit of others using the C# Corner as the platform. 

5. How does C# Corner has helped you personally?

 Not only it gives me an opportunity to share my knowledge but helps me in gaining knowledge from others. It gives me a sort of accomplishment even if I could help one person through my article or answers in the forum. 

6. How does C# Corner has helped you professionally? 

Professionally I can show to the world that not only I am working in Microsoft Technologies all these years but also contributing my expertise with others by sharing the link of C# Corner for my profile. Also the MVP from C# corner is a kind of achievement that I can showcase to my team members. 

7. How would you explain C# Corner to a young student? 

When I entered this corporate world very little help was available and so had to spend lot of extra hours in resolving the technical issues. Now the situation is different. Many web sites are available for the fresher to take guidance from and spend their time for many other useful activities. I would say C# Corner is the best place where a young student or any new programmer can learn from the Masters in different technologies from different parts of the world. 

8. Can you tell us little bit about your family background? 

I am from Andhra Pradesh, India and my father worked in Singareni Collieries . I have a younger brother who is working as Master Data Management Consultant at Adobe. I am married and living now in USA. 

9. Can you tell us about your education?  

I have Masters in Computers Science from Osmania University. 

10. What do you do for fun? 

 I play Chess, watch movies with family, Walking on trails and traveling.  

11. If you were the president or prime minister of your country, what would the first change you will make?

I would focus more on education, poverty and equal opportunities.       

           12. What makes you choose C# Corner as your community?

I see   I see the best of the people who are not only passionate in learning but also in sharing.

            13. Who is your favorite C# Corner member? 

I like everyone who is putting their best efforts in helping others through their   contributions. 

14. If you need to make one change to C# Corner, what would that be?

I would like to see C# Corner as a book mark on every programmer’s browser to refer in need. In order to get to that stage it is the responsibility of each member to put his/her best efforts in answering the forums and sharing the articles, resources.