Ankur is a principal architect at Express Scripts, based out of Austin, Texas. His 15+ years of experience spans telecom, e-commerce and health care verticals. His areas of expertise include software architecture and design, high availability real-time software systems, high performance system design, cloud computing and virtualization. One of his focus areas is technology transformation and platform modernization across the company. He is always looking out for new and emerging technologies like blockchain, machine learning/AI and assessing their applicability within healthcare space. Being a software engineer at heart, Ankur likes to take practical approach while building software system design and architecture with usability, reliability and fault tolerance in mind.