The tl;dr 3rd person blurb
Lucian is a Microsoft Cloud certified specialist and technology enthusiast. He’s a lead consultant with over 10 years of experience at a senior level. Currently he applies that knowledge and experience to design and deliver cloud solutions for Australian domestic and multi-national enterprise customers while finding small pockets of time to share some of that experience with others on his blog, Lucian.Blog.
The detailed, 1st person version
I’m a lead Microsoft cloud consultant working in Sydney, Australia with over 10 years of experience at a senior level, and counting, under my belt. I’ve liked technology and tinkering with it since I first got a PC in my early teens. I was born in Romania, emigrated to Australia when I was 3, and therefore see myself as made in Sydney. I describe myself, for the most part, as a 12 year old trapped in a 30 year old’s body. I don’t take things to seriously as the fun and relaxed part of life is what drives my personality and outlook.
I enjoy football (as its correctly called; otherwise known as soccer; come on Chelsea), gaming (on PC!, but, I can shwoop you on a console in FIFA if you dare), Formula 1, MotoGP, Star Wars, drinking de-caf coffee, cooking (really love that) and laughing.
Today I work at an amazing professional and managed services consultancy: Kloud Solutions; which is a multiple Microsoft Australia and Microsoft global award winning partner, where I’m architecting, designing and implementing cloud solutions for national and global enterprise customers focusing on the Microsoft Cloud: Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Office 365.
In 2014 I came to the realisation that working with public clouds like Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services is my career’s foreseeable future. Since then I have been soaking up as much knowledge as possible while working to translate my existing experience into how that can relate to the cloud. So far so good.
I’m a certified Microsoft Azure Specialist (x2 – Architecting Azure Solutions and Implementing Azure Solutions), a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)(x2), a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)(x7), a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)(x1), a Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA)(x2 with the newest being for Microsoft Cloud Platform), a Microsoft Certified IT Professional – Enterprise Administrator (MCITP-EA)(x1) and a Certified Meraki Networking Associate (CMNA). These along with numerous other certificates in network, messaging and systems administration have given me a vast grounding in all things IT infrastructure.
At present I specialise mostly in Microsoft Cloud infrastructure (Azure and some Office 365), but I do dabble in Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform from time to time.
I’ve lived in Sydney, Australia for nearly all my life. I can safely say that I’ve been very lucky to live in the best city in the world. The weather, the people, the places to go has made the journey so far fantastic!
Again thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoy some of the blog posts I’ve put up.
Before you go, if you read anything on the blog that you feel needs improvement, I welcome all feedback: good or bad. It’s the only way to learn and improve.
Last updated: 2018-12-04