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Am passionate about challenging the status-quo and finding reasons to innovate. Over the past 20 years I have been delivering complex systems, have worked with very large clients across the world and constantly looking for opportunities to bring about change. My love for working with people and harnessing the power of the collective human intellect helps me deliver the expected outcomes. I constantly strive to combine my passion for delivering outcomes with my ability to build long lasting professional relationships.

My entrepreneurial & delivery competencies are in the following areas:

  • Passionately leading people to deliver outcomes
  • Leading and managing large teams to deliver focused outcomes
  • Identifying & creating new opportunities with a vision for growth
  • Building capability and talent to support growth for a practice or business
  • Creating opportunities and building a practice or business from ground up
  • Creating and implementing suitable growth strategy for an existing practice or a business
  • Building Innovative products & solutions to address untapped customer need
  • Working with sales teams to create new opportunities and scale existing opportunities

Free time on the weekend is spent hacking with robotics, High Altitude Ballooning, Amateur Radio, exploring machine learning / Facial recognition, tinkering with electronics including Raspberry Pi, Arduinos, ESP8266, etc. You can see the projects i am working on at -

As the local champion for the Altona North Coder Dojo I run a volunteer based community initiative focused on encouraging kids (7-17) to get involved in making, creating and innovating using technology. I've been running CoderDojo Altona North for around 5 years now. You can read more about what Coder Dojo Altona North does at and possibly even come along with your kid to next weeks coding session.  

Along with my team of volunteers i run Melbourne Raspberry Pi Hackers group. The group meets once a month with a focus on exploring/learning electronics, robotics, High Altitude Ballooning, Machine Learning, Amateur Radio, etc. I've been running Melbourne Raspberry Pi Hackers group for over 6 years. You can read more about the work we do at 

Also build and maintain a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education portal and Learning Management System (LMS) for kids accessible at and The LMS focuses on delivering STEM education around coding, electronics, robotics, 3D modelling, web development, etc.  This website is used by the kids at CoderDojo Altona North on a weekly basis.

Am a Amateur Radio (HAM) operator (VK3TWC) with a Foundation License. Have built and installed all my HF Tx / Rx, VHF Tx / Rx antennas around the house. See details of my HAM setup at :

Over the last decade I've built and lead a collaborative industry group that builds and maintains the Systems Performance Engineering Body Of Knowledge at Practical Performance Analyst --> 

Work History


Architecture & Technical Delivery / Intelligent Cloud & Infrastructure


As a Technical Architect within the firm I specialize on delivery of large and complex systems. As a lead project Technical Architect i bring to the organization experience on project and program technical delivery, technical project management, complex system architecture design/build, cloud migrations including engineering systems for high performance.

As a Lead Technical Architect I've had an outcomes driven delivery approach. In addition to my day job i assist with sales, pre-sales activities including working with with account teams to create opportunities and grow existing opportunities.

Tools & Frameworks designed -

  • Tools to automate modelling, forecasting using Analytical, Statistical & Simulation Modelling techniques
  • Tools to automate Infrastructure & Application Capacity Planning using Analytical, Statistical & Simulation Modelling techniques
  • Workload modeling for Performance Testing & Capacity Management using Analytical models

Listed below are projects delivered - 

  • Commonwealth of Aus - Tech Arch, Smart Card Integration
  • Department of Health - Lead Technical Architect, Platform Stabilization & Remediation
  • Commonwealth of Aus - Migration of Solaris/SPARC 10 to Solaris/SPARC 11 (cloud)
  • Commonwealth of Aus - Tech Arch, Virtual Desktop Implementation
  • Commonwealth of Aus (CoA) - Analytics, Reporting & Business Intelligence
  • Commonwealth of Aus - Tech Architecture, Remote Desktop
  • Rio Tinto - Tech Architecture (SAP Azure Cloud Migration)
  • NBN - Performance Engineering Assessment
  • Dept. Of Justice, NSW - Program Non Functional Testing Lead
  • Commonwealth Of Australia - Technical Architecture & Performance Engineering 
  • ACPA - Business Strategy, Business Plan, Program Cost Modelling
  • Asciano/Patrick - Interim IT Strategy, RFP Strategy, Program Costs Modelling
  • Tabcorp - Technical Architecture, Performance Testing & Systems Management Lead
  • Telstra Retail - Application Performance Modelling & Capacity Management Lead
  • Coles - Technical Architecture & Performance Engineering
  • Telstra Cloud - Performance Testing Lead
  • Telstra Media - Performance Testing Lead
  • BNI. Indonesia - Capacity Management & Performance Modelling
  • SwissRe, HongKong - Capacity Management & Performance Modelling

Competency Lead, Global Consulting Practice

Tata Consultancy Services

As part of the Global Consulting Practice I was responsible for leading technology delivery teams with a focus on delivering outcomes. As part of the High Performance Computing labs I would work closely with customers leading benchmarks of large complex systems.

My responsibilities within the consulting practice consisted of :

  • Leading projects and delivering outcomes
  • Establishing the Performance Engineering capability across large accounts
  • Support capability related consulting assignments across ANZ
  • Provide Pre-Sales support and work closely with the business development team
  • Support the sales teams on large bids & RFP's 
  • Grow the competency across ANZ and work with the sales team on building a pipeline of work
  • Create downstream revenue opportunities within existing accounts     

Listed below are projects delivered - 

  • UTC (United Technologies Corporation, USA) - Performance Monitoring Strategy 
  • SwissRe, HongKong - Network Perf Assessment for Datacenter consolidation
  • Setup/launch of PE Competency for TCS across Australia 
  • Woolworths, Australia - Performance Testing Center Of Excellence 
  • Commonwealth Bank Of Australia - Peoplesoft HR Performance Test Strategy
  •  Superpartners, Australia - Performance Test Strategy for NextGen
  •  Superpartners, Australia - Lead platform benchmark opportunity for electSP  
  •  AGL, Australia - SAP BW Capacity Planning 
  •  NSDL - Configuration of Tivoli Enterprise Systems Management suite
  •  Helped TCS PE R&D evolve its OpenSource strategy 
  •  Support TCS accounts on various OpenSource stacks 

Pre Sales Consultant

Red Hat

As part of my role at Red Hat I was responsible for supporting Sales teams, leading Proof Of Concepts and working with customers on design, build, deployment of infrastructure solutions based on an Open Source stack. My responsibilities included - 

  • Supporting sales teams on bids, rfp's and positioning of solutions
  • Infrastructure Solution Architecture
  • Solution design, build and delivery 
  • Post-sales Technical support

Research Associate

Medialab Asia

Media Lab Asia was a joint venture between the government of India and Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (USA). As part of role I was responsible for building, supporting the technology infrastructure (mostly based on Open Source stacks) including working with various lead researchers helping them with various technology initiatives.  

At MediaLab Asia my responsibilities included - 

  • Responsible for setting up and maintaining Network Operations Centre
  • Deployment and maintenance of Open Source stacks (Email, DNS, Web, File print, etc.) 
  • Responsible for maintaining application infrastructure across various other satellite labs
  • Research Assistant to principal researchers on various government funded research projects
  • Embedded Development to support government funded research projects
  • Working with vendors on provisioning and support of leased Infrastructure and services
  • Setup and maintenance up of Lab infrastructure based on OpenSource and commercial stacks
  • Support maintenance of developed Intellectual Property 

Embedded Development Lead & Systems Administrator

Zenith Computers

As part of my role at Zenith I was responsible for developing embedded (thin clients, remote boot systems, etc.) systems based on various Open Source and Closed Source stacks. In addition I also built and supported the IT infrastructure within the lab based on Open Source stacks. 

  • Low cost affordable computing initiatives for the Indian Consumer
  • Development of Embedded Linux based devices
  • Development of Embedded based devices
  • Development of Embedded WinXP based devices
  • Development of Appliance Server prototypes
  • Development of Thin Clients based on Linux/
  • Development of Set Top Boxes based on Linux/

Lead Technical Consultant


As a lead technical consultant I helped build infrastructure based on an open source stack while also providing customers post sales support. In addition I delivered training on various technology related topics at customers sites.  As a lead technical consultant my responsibilities at FreeOS included - 

  • Deploying Open Source Solutions (Firewalls, IDS, Routers, Servers, Mail solutions etc)
  • Supporting Open Source / FLOSS solution deployments 
  • Train customers on Linux/FLOSS stacks
  • Responsible for Pre-Sales / Post-Sales support
  • Technical writing

Web Design & Platform Lead

Detatech Web Technologies

At Detactech I lead the team on the design, build and delivery of a customer web platform. This included technical Architecture & Design, Systems Administration including delivery responsibility. My responsibilities included - 

  • Technical Architecture & Design 
  • Systems Administration
  • Solution Delivery Lead



Bachelor Of Engineering

Mumbai University

4 year degree with a specialization on High Voltage DC transmission.

Post Graduate Study

  • Amateur Radio Foundation Certificate (Australia)
  • SaFE Agile Trained & Certified v4.0 (58446114-0105)
  • Foundations of Business Strategy, University of Virginia Darden School of Business
  • Advanced Business Strategy, University of Virginia Darden School of Business
  • Business Growth Strategy, University of Virginia Darden School of Business
  • New Models of Business in Society, University of Virginia Darden School of Business
  • Design Thinking for Innovation, University of Virginia Darden School of Business
  • Strategic Planning & Execution, University of Virginia Darden School of Business
  • The Modern World, Part One: Global History from 1760 to 1910, University of Virginia
  • The Modern World, Part Two: Global History since 1910, University of Virginia
  • Critical Perspectives In Management, IE Business School
  • Amazon Web Services - Business Professional
  • Amazon Web Services - Technical Professional


  • CoderDojo Altona North (Dojo champion, mentor and volunteer) - 
  • Raspberry Pi Melbourne Hackers Group - Organizer & Raspberry Pi Hacker :
  • Computer Measurement Group - Australia (2013 - 2014) - President 
  • Computer Measurement Group - Australia (2013 - 2014) - Events Lead 


A summary of my interests include -

  • Working on open source projects with a focus on i.e. Linux, Python, etc.
  • Exploring different facets of Amateur Radio 
  • Exploring electronics with a focus on the Arduino, Raspberry Pi, ESP32/8266, etc.
  • Helping kids explore STEM and get them curious about the world around them
  • Tweaking my Home Automation setup and exploring the Internet Of Things (
  • Maintaining the Performance Engineering Body Of Knowledge at
  • Researching and reading about local and global history
  • Exploring the physics of Aviation


Available on request