Imran Afzal has over 18 years of experience in Systems Management, engineering, entrepreneurship, teaching and public speaking.
Currently Imran manages a team of 48 systems engineers and administrators. He started his career with Time Warner (New York City) in 2000 as a systems administrator. That is where he began his career in IT. He was involved in deploying technologies like DTV, VOD, Cable Cards, PPV, IPTV etc.
He has utilized IT skills in many fortune 500 companies such as financial firm, fashion industry, tech media industry etc. He spearheaded projects like datacenter migration, introduction and deployment of VMWare, monitoring tools implementation, Amazon cloud migration and many more. His professional expertise is Linux, VMWare, Windows, technical documentation, training, project management, change management etc.
Imran earned his bachelor’s in computer information systems from Baruch College, City University of New York as an honor student. He earned his MBA from New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) in operation management and IT.
Some of his certifications are in Linux Systems Management, UNIX Operating Systems, Linux System Administration, System Internals, VMWare Certified Professional, RHCSA and Windows Server Certified
Imran has been teaching since 2010 and provides onsite and online training on many IT subjects. He has the highest rated online courses at Udemy.com with 22,000+ students. He has helped almost 100+ students to land a job in IT. He believes in education and giving back. He owns a non-profit school for children from pre-k till 10th grade in Lahore, Pakistan.