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Rahul Subramaniam

Chief Executive OfficerCloudFix

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Member Since March 2022


Software Development


Rahul is currently the CEO of CloudFix and DevGraph and serves as the Head of Innovation at ESW Capital. Over the course of his career, Rahul has acquired and transformed 140+ software products in the last 13 years. More recently, he has launched revolutionary products such as CloudFix and DevFlows, which transform how users build, manage, and optimize in the public cloud. Rahul is the author and leader of a podcast called “AWS Insiders.” Each week, Rahul interviews AWS product managers and GMs and leading IT figures. Conversations span the most cutting edge ideas and innovation taking place in IT and the public cloud.

Published content

15 Effective Ways to Encourage And Foster Innovation in Your Business

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While failure does come with significant downsides, actively encouraging employees to take risks can be worthwhile. “Failure” has a complex meaning in business. On one hand, failure can mean unimaginable loss ranging from the waste of limited resources to the loss of one’s livelihood completely. On the other hand, failure can also be a harbinger for great personal and professional growth.  No matter how one feels about failure, the truth of the matter is that business is all about leveraging the lessons that come out of failure to innovate. Taking risks, building on failure and encouraging your employees to do the same is the key to becoming a major player in your market.  As experts, the members of Newsweek Expert Forum have directly experienced the benefits of cultivating a workplace environment that supports experimentation. Below, 15 of them share how leaders can encourage and foster a culture of innovation within their organization.

14 Business Experts Discuss Top Tips for Q1 Planning

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Leveraging data from the past year as well as feedback from employees and customers can give businesses insight into what initiatives to explore next. With the end of 2022 fast approaching, many businesses are already deep into planning for 2023. And while a new year offers a chance to try something new, market instability and the looming threat of a potential recession are increasing the amount of pressure felt by business leaders. Luckily, they don't always have to start from scratch when it comes to finding fresh ideas. Looking back at the successes and failures of the current year can offer insight into what initiatives would be best to explore or where an organization can pivot if something isn't bringing in the desired results. However, it's also key for businesses to keep a close eye on markets and customers because they too can provide guidance. To offer further insights, 14 Newsweek Expert Forum members share additional tips for business leaders as they continue planning for Q1.

10 Ways Leaders Can Address and Break Their Bad Habits

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Rather than let the idea of change hold them back, business leaders can see change as a way to increase their chances of future success. When a habit shows success, it can be difficult to adopt different practices, even when success is limited or comes at a cost. This is a common occurrence in business when leaders become so dedicated to doing something the way it has always been done that they are unintentionally sabotaging their future success.  Knowing where to start when making changes isn’t easy, but one of the first steps leaders can take is simply committing to the act of making changes for the better. Below, 10 Newsweek Expert Forum members share further advice on what leaders should do to address and break their own bad habits.

16 Leaders Share Business Challenges That Can Double as Teachable Moments

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Each and every challenge brings with it the opportunity to learn and grow as an entrepreneur. When a leader is dealing with an obstacle, thinking of the lasting value of that business challenge isn’t usually what comes to mind in the heat of the moment. However, once a leader has had time to reflect, each and every challenge has the potential to positively impact their organization going forward.  Below, a panel of Newsweek Expert Forum members share specific challenges business owners faced and how leaders can use those experiences as a moment to learn and make lasting changes.

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Company bio

AWS recommends hundreds of new "fixes" each year to help you run more efficiently and save money. But it's difficult to track all these recommendations and tedious to implement them. CloudFix monitors all AWS advisories, scans your AWS accounts, and fixes problems simply and safely. CloudFix helps customers save 15-60% on cost per AWS service, offers 10-25% in improved performance benefits, and helps you stay 100% compliant with AWS best practices. There is ZERO downtime and ZERO degradation in performance. CloudFix has helped organizations save millions of dollars across tens of thousands of AWS instances.



Area of focus

Cloud Storage
Cloud Management
Cloud Data Services