Most of my thoughts , interests and actions are focused towards:
- Computer Programming
- Automating manual tasks
- The business of Software
- Operating systems
- Business research
- Open source (both the technology part and the methodology part)
- How learning and creativity happens
- Nature of work and how software impacts it
- Academic and University systems
- Reading and Writing non-fiction
I am currently working at PGi, a global provider of conferencing and collaboration software solutions based out of Toronto. At PGi, I am a member of Canada Operations team and the core of my tasks and responsibilities consists of working with SQL Server based databases. I am also involved in the resolution of application related technical issues and automation of various tasks within our operations team.
Prior to joining PGi, I worked as a senior systems engineer in one of the technology departments (Asia Pacific Middleware Operations) in Citibank Singapore. Before moving to Citibank, Singapore, I spent a few fruitful years as a senior systems engineer at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and as a software developer at Satyam computer services Ltd. (Now Mahindra Satyam).
I also serve (volunteer engagement) as an author at Opensource.com.
I have completed my masters degree with specialization in business and technology from Faculty of Engineering at University of Waterloo, Canada. I also hold a masters degree in computer applications from Guru Nanak Dev university, India, and a part-time certificate in french language.