Dan Chian

Director, Data and AI Solution Architect | Avanade Australia

Dan Chian


Dan is a highly accomplished Senior Solution Architect in the Global Data & Artificial Intelligence Solution Area, with nearly two decades of industry experience. A technologist at heart, he excels in both application and technical architecture, specializing in designing Artificial Intelligence solutions, including cutting-edge Generative AI and Intelligent Automation systems. Before his current role, Dan was an integral part of the Global Center of Excellence for Azure, where he provided pivotal support to the Asia Pacific Region. His extensive expertise also encompasses Microsoft Azure Cloud services, covering Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.

Dan's talent as a Solution and Technical Architect is backed by 19+ years of hands-on experience in application and infrastructure development. However, what sets him apart is his deep passion for Sustainability. He is particularly interested in leveraging technology to address climate risk management and generate actionable insights. Currently, Dan is furthering his commitment to the field of sustainability by pursuing a Masters in Climate Science at the prestigious University of Melbourne. His unique blend of technical expertise and passion for ecological preservation makes him a force to be reckoned with in the world of technology and sustainability.


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