Summary

Having 14+ years’ experience in building products and solutions, I am passionate about solving problems for my clients and their consumers, making their lives a bit easier. I am a technology leader, with significant experience in architecture, integration, UX, analytics, and big data. Understanding the  short term needs for an MVP, while keeping a pulse on the  long term vision, and educating stakeholders about the benefits of competitive or needed business changes, excites and invigorates me. My experience in various domains allows me to bring the right balance of business, user experience and technology to every project I engage in.

Work History

Work History
2004 - Present

Chief Technology Officer

Gate6 Inc.

I lead a team of 90+ employees across multiple locations, which include digital strategists, application architects, UX experts, agile project managers, business analysts, developers, and marketing leads. 

Previous positions held: Director of Technology and Lead Software Specialist

  • Developed and maintained strong relationships with client stakeholders (C-suite/VP) in different industry verticals
    • Collaborated with key stakeholders and SMEs to understand business needs and conceptualize products and solutions
  • Lead product development for clients across web and mobile platforms
    • Worked with client and internal teams do define product roadmap and maintain backlog
  • Spearheaded the reorganization of existing functional departments into dynamic, lean cross-functional teams, improving collaboration and project delivery by 25%
  • Proven track record in delivering consumer experience focused complex technology products in the eCommerce and healthcare domains, with a focus on driving traffic and conversion
  • Strong experience in developing  seamless integration of new solutions with existing systems, applications, and infrastructure
  • Architected large transactional and big data solutions across multiple projects providing business intelligence and analytical insights to leadership teams. Experience with  MongoDb, Cassandra and Hadoop
  • Provided architecture and leadership across a range of technologies, including but not limited to  C#, Node.js, Python, PHP, C/C++, Java, AngularJS
  • Developed a multi-layer starter framework to be used by development teams for new projects
    • Reduced project development times for new projects by 20%
    • Provides a standard architecture for defining test cases
    • Provides a standard debugging framework that is used throughout staging and production servers for all projects, improving QA analysis time
  • Dedicated and motivational leader; instrumental in hiring and cultivating key talent and utilizing team expertise to maximize efficiency, quality, and client satisfaction
  • Strong proficiency in  Agile/Scrum methodology; demonstrated success driving rapid design and development to keep pace with evolving requirements
2004

Sr. Developer

GSX America

Sr. Java Developer for a client ecommerce project. Updated the database architecture to improve performance in the shoping cart module, modified the Hibernate persistence layer to incorporate changes, and improved query performance

2001

Developer

SPIR, Binghamton University

Worked on a classic ASP application which dealt with exposing the large amounts of data involved in the Genome project through a fast web interface

2000

Developer

Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, India

Worked on a classic ASP project with the goal to automate the processing of employee records online

1999

Developer

Eicher Goodearth Ltd, India

Worked in the IT department in setting up scripts to automate the backup of the internal corporate email server

Portfolio

Education

Education
2004

MS Computer Science

State University of New York at Binghamton
2001

Bachelors of Engineering in Computer Science

Rajiv Gandhi Technical University, India