Hello world!

Not one to bragg or talk about myself I have now decided to blog..after 5 years in Microsoft working in one of the most innovative, interesting, challenging, ever changing and also captivating divisions I have decided to put pen to paper or should say finger to the keys and share some of my experiences.

I truly hope you enjoy the read and also are able to gain some insight into the world of  Bing Maps with the addition of other interesting reads from the world of search, social media and technology.

First of all who am I……well here goes….

“Vikas is the Lead Bing Maps Evangelist within the Enterprise and Consumer space focusing on and working with key brands and organisation in the Communications and Media sector in the UK. More recently Vikas has been involved actively in driving the introduction and supporting the implementation of the Bing Maps platform within the BBC, Thomson Reuters, Friends Reunited, News International and many other media organisations and broadcasters in the UK.

As one of the leading GIS providers in the market today Vikas alongside the 12 strong and talented Bing Maps team, supported by the strength of Bing Search and Microsoft, strive to grow and succeed in the Enterprise Market including FTSE 100 and leading Consumer Brand both in the UK and Worldwide.

Prior to Microsoft Vikas spent 5 years at Vodafone as a Strategic Corporate Account Manager supporting the wireless strategies for organisations such as Marks & Spencers, Vivendi, Universal Music, supporting the sponsorship relationships with the English Cricket Board after 3 years at Ericsson Communications. Vikas enjoys spending time with his family, travelling and exploring the wonders of London which make this a great city”