14 Famous Microsoft MVPs(most valued professional) from Kerala

14 Famous Microsoft MVPs(most valued professional) from Kerala

We got a Salesforce MVP in our office, Deepak. And other day we were talking about Kerala MVPs
and very surprisingly i came to know that there is not much articles in internet to get the list of MVPS.
I didn’t go for a second thought, i just jump into my blog and started writing

Well,  what is this MVP?.  Let me tell you the definition first, although people aware about t. Microsoft MVP (or Microsoft most valued Professional)  is honored by Microsoft for the contribution of a person to the Microsoft tech community.(According to Wikipedia Microsoft, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award is given to “exceptional, independent community leaders who share their passion, technical expertise, and real-world knowledge of Microsoft products with others)

NB: The data here is only based on a small research i have conducted, please let me know if you find and

Here i am listing MVP holders from my home town Kerala.

  • This is the official Microsoft MVP page : http://mvp.microsoft.com/en-US/default.aspx

1.Sreejumon Purayil:

  • Previously worked in prestigious Microsoft.
  • Previous companies :Nokia R&D Center Bangalore as an Architect. and ABB &  US Technology.
  • MVP for  last 7 years.
  • B-Tech in Electronics & Communication from Kannur Engineering College.
  • He is the founder and President of Kerala Microsoft User group (www.k-mug.org).
  • Blogs: http://sreesharp.com/blog
  • Website www.sreesharp.com for Microsoft technologies.



  • Currently working in Infopark Cochin.
  • Previous companies : PIT Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Techno-park.


3.Anand Narayanaswamy:

  • Anand Narayanaswamy works as an independent consultant from Thiruvanathapuram(Runs NetAns Technologies (www.netans.com).
  • He is basically a writer.
  • Anand also runs LearnXpress.com (www.learnXpress.com), Dotnetalbum.com (www.dotnetalbum.com) and CsharpFAQ.com (www.csharpfaq.com). LearnXpress.com is a featured site at the MSDN’s Visual C# .NET communities section. Anand also works as an editor for ASPAlliance where he publishes book and product reviews in addition to articles.
  • He is also a moderator for Windows MarketPlace Newsgroups.
  • Blogs:  http://www.msmvps.com/anandn.


4.Aneesh Retnakaran:

” I have been closely working on the SQL server platform for the past 7 years. Right from my college days, my interest had been inclined mostly towards DB technologies”

  • Education : B.Tech. from Kerala University and  M.Tech. from M.S. University Tirunelveli .
  • Currently working as Senior Database Developer at Authoria India Development Centre in Bangalore.
  • He love to spend most of my time for Online Community Activities and am a regular contributor to www.experts-exchange.com, for which he has been awarded ‘SQL Server Genius’ and ‘Database guru’ by them. You can browse my profile at http://www.experts-exchange.com/M_1354672.html. And I’ve been chosen as the ‘Expert of the Month’ many times over.
  • Also a moderator for www.sqlknowledge.com
  • http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/sqlcon/ and http://www.t-mug.org/.


5.Hari Prasad:

  • Hari Prasad. K is working with US Software http://www.ustri.com, Technopark, Trivandrum as a database Administrator.
  • He holds degree in Master in Computer Application (MCA) and also an MCDBA certified with 7 years experience in SQL Server. He is passionate about SQL Server Administration and programming and has contributed many technical articles in SQL Server for MSDN.
  • He is an active participant in Microsoft public news groups and a core member in Microsoft Trivandrum User group.

6.Sunil Prabhakar:

  • Sunil who works with a leading national daily in Malayalam is a scribe by profession and a techie by instinct.   With more than eight years of experience in the Windows family of Operating Systems, he is passionately engaged in the development of portals, tutorials, information resources etc. and has made several successful strides in that sphere.
  • Apart from his professional responsibilities, Sunil also serves as a consultant cum technical writer of a much popular IT magazine in Malayalam. With a view to popularize the application of information technology, more effectively as a good educational tool among the students of Kerala, Sunil is always enthusiastic about conducting seminars,  discussions, live shows and workshops at various educational institutions across the State.
  • He has also contributed extensively for the Windows localisation programme.


  • Jayakrishnan is the Co-founder and Director of Xtend Technologies (P) Ltd. Cochin, India.
  • He taught himself 6502 machine code in 1989 and has been programming ever since.
  • He is best known for freeware anti-virus solutions, data recovery consultancy and for ‘ShellSock’, a winsock emulator used by many netizens in the pioneering days of Internet in India. He is currently pursuing his M-Tech in the DOEACC stream. He has been actively using MFC & VC++ since 1998 and is now looking at enhancing his IVRS and SMS RAD Toolkits to support .NET.

8.Nibu Thomas:

  • Nibu has been programming for 5 years now. He loves programming; not a geek but trying to be one. Nibu loves playing guitar and piano in his spare time (Right now terribly short on practice). Nibu loves his mother a lot. In fact has been spoiled by her as his father says. He loves to spent time with his family.
  • Nibu is passionate about leading a good Christian life. He dedicates all his success to Jesus. In fact this is what he says ‘I am whatever I am by the grace of Jesus’.
  • He has got a programming tips and tricks site. You could help him improve with your suggestions. He can be contacted through is blog at:http://nibuthomas.wordpress.com

9.Shyamlal T Pushpan:

  • SHYAMLAL. T .PUSHPAN is an electronic graduate from kerala. He is running a training organization named CORONA Institute of Technology with main office in kottyam and branch office at his home town, Allappuza.
  • He has 10 + years experience in computer hardware and network industry. In addition to the responsibilities at his office he is also working as a technical writer and columnist in the leading Malayalam computer magazine “Info-kairaly “ and conducting seminars and workshops at various engineering collages for aspirant students. and he directed and presented a video CD demonstration on “ build ur own computer “ that is encouraging a layman to build his dream machine himself.
  • Past time : Apart from computer which is his true passion is loves reading Malayalam literature and poems, listening to rafi and yesudas. You can reach him at shyam_lal@hotmail.com.

 10.Manu Philip (Manu Philip)

  • Location: India,Kollam, Kerala
  • Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for Exchange Server since 2010
  • Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Exchange Server for the past 5 years. Working with Microsoft Infrastructure Technologies with Exchange server, Active Directory as the major technologies. Enterprise level Microsoft Messaging Infrastructure Projects handled as Consultant / Technical Specialist /Support Engineer in large user basis. Excellent experience in configuration, migration, upgradation of Microsoft Exchange as well as Active Directory, Office 365, Blackberry Enterprises Servers, Lync etc.Manu actively participates at various Exchange Server Technical forums including Microsoft Technet forums (Profile: ManU PhiliP) along with maintaining his own Exchange Server Blog: http://www.exchangeonline.in and Microsoft Infrastructure Administrator’s Area hosted at http://www.windowsadmin.in

11.Shiju Varghese:

Shiju shifted his Microsoft exploring to Go language for last few years . He got expertise in Go language and he is one of the first from Kerala to delve in to this google platform “Go”.

  • Five time award winner of Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (Microsoft MVP) award.
    • Microsoft MVP on Microsoft Azure.
    • Microsoft Azure Insider.
    • Member of Advisory Board at Microsoft Azure Mobile Services


12.Anuraj Parameswaran:

  • Working in Suyati Technologies Cochin as Software developer
  • Running a tech blog “dotnet thoughts” for quite long time.
  • K-Mug moderator.

13.Safil Sunny:

  • Mobile developer.
  • Working in bridge IT Cochin

14: Mohammed Ramees:

I knew this guy for quit long time. He is from my home town, Malappuram. His passion for technology, especially for Microsoft related technology is worth mentioning. He got such good network of techies and he is independent enough to take technical sessions and turn that into success .

  • From Malappuram.
  • Working for Kerala start up initiative.
  • Graduated from Tamil Nadu.

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