About LV Nilesh

LV Nilesh
LV Nilesh

LV Nilesh is the founder of Cloud Genius®, the industry-leading hands-on vendor-neutral training.

During his leadership tenure at Microsoft, he played a key role driving platform adoption, and with support from Bill Gates, he patented a presence detection solution that is implemented across the Microsoft Office 365 suite of products and services.

An IAS topper (IAS हवा AIR-3 1990), Nilesh holds a Master's in Distributed Computing and Automation from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and an MBA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Read his story in this twitter thread.


As a fresh grad, scores IAS 3rd rank in India.


Quits and moves to realize the American dream.


Digs out of MBA student debt
into a high profile career at Microsoft.


Quits Microsoft to build a successful business helping people like you transform their career in the cloud.