About Me

I Prasanna Bhojashettar (born 25 October 1988) am an aspiring music director and artist from Hubli, Karnataka, India. I am the son of Karnataka Media Academy Award winner Shri. Shivakumar Bhojashettar (Senior Journalist) and Smt. Shivaleela Bhojashettar (Housewife).

I am very passionate singer and artist right from the childhood and have given many stage events across India. I was selected for ETV Yede Tumbi Haduvenu, Fresh Voice of Karnataka, Voice of Bangalore singing reality shows in Karnataka and also awarded in many State level and National level competitions. After completing my engineering degree, I worked for Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as a software engineer and later quit the company to do higher studies. Currently I am pursuing my masters degree from BVBCET Hubli, Karnataka and doing internship at KPIT, Pune. I am looking forward to enter into a creative field to carry my passion of music and art where I can utilize my creativity and skills exploring new innovative ideas for organizations growth and also to live my dreams.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2014 - Jul 2015

Intern

KPIT Technologies, Pune

Selected for my M.Tech internship at KPIT’s R&D Unit ‘CREST’ (Centre for Research in Engineering Science and Technology) to develop new solutions, products and technologies for customers. I am appreciated for the project work, my musical talent and also for volunteering in the events organized by KPIT.

Learning : Signal Processing, Noise Reduction, Filtering, FFT, Pothole Detection Algorithms, Accelerometer Sensor, ATMEGA Microcontroller, Microsoft Visual Studio Express, C , C#, Basics of Matlab, Accelerometer Monitor Android Application.

Dec 2010 - Jul 2013

Software Engineer

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Bangalore

Worked in Banking and Retail Domain as Developer and performed activities like discussing the business requirements with customers, analyze and develop the software application followed by the implement and testing. Awarded as the Best Team in ToysRUs project, 2012.

Learning : C Programming, SQL, Oracle BI Publisher, Basics of Java, Delivery and Configuration Management, Testing, Oracle Retail Merchandise System, Team Work, Time Management, Task Prioritizing.

Education

Education
Aug 2013 - Sep 2015

Master of Technology (M. Tech) with specialisation in VLSI Design and Testing

K.L.E Society’s B.V.Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering & Technology, Hubli, Karnataka, India

Awarded with the Special Recognition for being the topper in M.Tech (VLSI Design and Testing) and for active participation in co-curricular activities like Singing, Rock Band, Cricket, Table Tennis, Art events and entertaining the whole college with my versatile performances during these two years.

Technical Skills : BIST System, Memory Model, Faults in Memory, Different Test Algorithms, Xilinx 14.2 ISE Design Suite, Cadence Tool.

Sep 2006 - Aug 2010

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) with specialisation in Electronics & Communication

Rao Bahadur Y. Mahabaleswarappa Engineering College, Bellary, Karnataka, India

I was one of the talented students in college with both academic excellence and creativity. Besides being in the top 10 students of the college I was the key member of the rock band 'Shadow Skills' and active secretary of the Mandara Cultural Club. Participated in inter college youth festivals and awarded with many prizes individually and also general championship. I was one out of 7 students who got into TCS company during campus interview in college.

Technical Skills : Embedded C with Kiel IDE and Visual Studio 6.0.

Skills and Achievements

Skills

Singing and Music

  • Consolation Prize in All India Hindi Singing Competition, Goa (2000).
  • Selected among Top 10 in Awaaz The Voice Hunt State Level Singing Competition, Hubli (2005).
  • Participated in Classical Instrumental Solo and Indian Group Song events in 8th Inter College Youth Fest, Nitte (2006).
  • 1st Place in Instrumental Solo, Western Group Song, Indian Group Song and General Championship in Davana Fest, Davangere (2007)
  • Participated in Classical Instrumental Solo and Folk Orchestra Singing events in 9th Inter College Youth Fest, Tumkur (2007).
  • Selected in the Auditions of ETV Yede Tumbi Haduvenu a Singing Reality Show hosted by Dr. S. P. Balasubramanyam, Bangalore (2008).
  • Selected in Top 100 Auditions for Public TV Fresh Voice of Karnataka Singing Reality Show, Bangalore (2011).

National Cadet Corps (NCC)

  • Best Cadet and Singer in National Integration Camp, Mysore (2003).
  • I was the lead of our battalion with Rank Sergeant in Thal Sena Camp, Rayapur (2002) and NIC Camp, Mysore (2003).

Art Works

  • I am good at Pencil Sketching, Painting, Puppet Making and Puppet Show, Paper Craft and other creative art works and have got many prizes during the school and college level competitions.

Karate

  • 1st Place in State Level Karate Championship in Yellow Belt Kata category conducted by Okinawa Goju Ryu Karate, Hubli (2002).
  • 2nd Place in Inter School Karate Competition in 45 Kg Kumute category conducted by Shotokan Karate Academy, Hubli (2003).
  • 3rd Place in Inter School Karate Competition in Brown Belt Kata category conducted by Shotokan Karate Academy, Hubli (2003).

Sports

  • 1st Place in District Level Kho-Kho Championship with me being the Captain of our School Team, Hubli (2000).
  • 1st Place in March Past in City Level Sports and Athletic Meet with me as the  Troop Lead, Hubli (2003).
  • Runner up in Table Tennis Tournament in Singles category conducted in TCS, Bangalore (2011).

Rubik's Cube and Juggling

  • I solve 3*3 Rubik's Cube in around 2 and half minutes.
  • I do 3 Balls and 4 Balls Juggling in different styles.

Personal Strengths

  • Motivational and flexible team member
  • Quick learner and keen to learn new things
  • Very dedicated towards my work and passion
  • A personable individual with strong communication skills

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