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A passion for technology leads to a career with Microsoft

A passion for technology leads to a career with Microsoft

Anthony Bitar

Brunel helped me in developing the ability to take on a challenge, supported by a great mentor

Anthony, Undergraduate, Alumni

Senior Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft

Computer Systems Engineering BEng - 2011

From UK

Previous Institution

Kingston Grammar School - A Levels

Tell us about your career journey since you graduated…

Immense, based on the achievements at Brunel.

What does a typical day at work involve for you?

I currently look after EMEA customers, architecting and implementing solutions such as AI and Machine Learning.

What’s been the highlight of your career so far?

The immense exposure of technologies.

How would you say Brunel helped you to get where you are today?

In developing the ability to take on a challenge - supported by a great mentor, Dr Kalganova - who will push you to achieve what she sees is possible.

Why did you choose to study at Brunel and why would you recommend Brunel to others?

I have always had the passion to get into technology.

What is your best memory of studying here?

The long hours of running algorithms on multiple PC’s for my thesis and spending hours trying to perfect the algorithm.

If you could give one piece of advice to new students, what would that be?

Never doubt yourself whilst such great support is available to enable you to achieve what you might think is unachievable.

What would be your top tip or advice for new graduates as they begin their career journey?

Research what field you want to work in - this will help you excel in your career path and avoid having job hops.