Who am I?

Finally, I’m getting there! I’ve been reading blogs of my friends and esteemed colleagues and I’m excited about them. It is definitely a great way of sharing thoughts, emotions and connecting people. I’ve been reading an article on how to write for living web. Few points inspired me – write for a reason, make good friends and relaxJ

Well, I’ll keep my introduction short. I’m Nagaraju Palla, born and brought up in a small town in southern part of India. Friends call me Nagaraj, NP and Palla. I’m living with my beautiful wife Sujatha and two wonderful kids, Praneeth 7 years and Laasya 2 years. It is a great fun being a fatherJ I work for Microsoft India Development Center out of Redmond, USA. It is challenging job, being a liaison between India and Redmond teams for our product group. I’ve some interesting experiences from my job role which I hope to share with you soon.

It is great to see our product leadership team encouraging our group to get connected with customers with blogs, being responsive in product newsgroups and helping our customers from all possible avenues. I’m super excited about this. About my role – I’m QA lead in a group working on Visual Studio Team Foundation. Our group owns TeamBuild and migration tools. One of the things I like and feel good about this group is that people are smart, excited about what they are doing and have fun at work. I hope to share some of these experiences as well.

Our group shipped Beta3 last week and there is a great excitement seen in our customers from that. I want to see this momentum to continue and this product to win the hearts of our customers.