I am passionate about building high performance and highly scalable applications and platforms for web and mobile. I'm also adept at structuring and grooming engineering teams and processes according to business needs.

Over the years I've worked in all components of the technology stack viz system, middleware and application, with diverse sets of technologies, and in both structured and unstructured work environments.



Architecting and scaling web applications

Mobile Apps development in Android and HTML5

REST API development

PHP, Java, Javascript, HTML5, MySQL, NoSQL

Building and scaling engineering teams

Grooming engineeering talent

Implementing lean processes

Execute large engineering projects

Work experience

Work experience
Mar 2012 - Present

Chief Technology Officer  (an InfoEdge porfolio company)

Meritnation is trying to change education ecosystem by creating tools and applications for students, parents, teachers and tutors and harnessing the power of internet, mobile and social. I am responsible for entire engineering and IT functions- which includes web and mobile application development, product roadmap execution, platform architecture and scaling, and data center operations.

May 2008 - Mar 2012

Vice President of Engineering

One97 Communations

I contributed towards building the engineering team and improving its capability, streamlining engineering operations, development of various applications for Telco VAS ecosystem, and building middleware for monitoring and data warehousing.

Jan 2000 - May 2008

Sr Software Engineer to Engineering Manager

Intel, Continuous Computing, Trillium

Developed software middleware and applications for Tier 1 Telco carriers (Cingular, AT&T etc) and TEMs (Nokia, Alcatel, Siemens etc) in wireline and wireless domains (SS7, VoIP, 2G, 3G)

Jun 1997 - Dec 1999

Software Engineer

Hughes Software Systems (now Aricent)

Developed software for various large communication and telco networks and systems - work involved embedded development, application development and system integration.


Jun 2004 - Apr 2006

PG Diploma in Software Enterprise Management

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
Jun 1993 - Apr 1997

Bachelor of Technology

Indian Institute of Technology,Delhi