In this RunAs Radio podcast, Richard talks to Amit Agarwal from Quest Software about Project Lucy. Projecy Lucy is a free, Azure-based utility that analyzes SQL Traces to find performance bottlenecks and other problems. Check out Project Lucy.
Amit Agarwal has 14 years of professional experience in the enterprise software industry. Over his career, Amit has worked in various business strategy and technical management roles to bring new software products and solutions to market. Amit has engaged extensively with numerous large enterprises in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific and is intimately familiar with the IT-related business issues faced by multi-national enterprises in the banking, insurance and manufacturing sectors.
Amit is presently the Director of Enterprise Database Products at Quest Software. In this role he leads the product management team that is responsible for database performance monitoring and high availability products. He is based in Toronto, Canada and travels extensively to meet with customers and coordinate the activities of Quest engineering, marketing and sales teams around the world for his diverse product portfolio.
Prior to Quest, Amit worked in product management roles at enterprise software companies including Datamirror (now IBM) and Embarcadero Technologies, where he managed several database solutions. Before that, he worked in senior technical roles with 3d-medical imaging and mobile encryption software at companies in UK and Canada.
Amit holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and a Master of Computer Science degree from Dalhousie University. He has also published papers for the IEEE journal.