“Thej” is a Technologist, developer, blogger, data enthusiast and traveler from Bangalore, India. He graduated as an Electronics and Communication engineer from VTU in 2002. His career started with Siemens Information Systems Ltd as an intern. After spending about six months, he joined Infosys Technologies Ltd as Software Engineer. Since then, he has taken many roles such as Developer, Programmer Analyst, Technical Specialist and Senior Technical Specialist. As of now he works as a Technologist at Mavrix Technologies Ltd.
Visvesvaraya Technological University 1998 – 2002
Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and communication Engineering. Graduated with distinction.
Mavrix Ltd: Tech Architect Jan.2010 – current
Mavrix is a startup with a vision to develop India’s best music discovery engine. At Mavrix Thej works as Technology Architect. His job involves architecting and building the music discover engine for Indian Music.
Janaagraha.org: Tech Manager and Evangelist Jan. 2010 – Feb. 2012
Janaagraha is a not-for-profit organization that aims to strengthen democracy in India by working for citizen participation in urban local government. His association with Janaagraha started as a full-time volunteer as part of Infosys Fellowship. Currently he works as a Technology manager guiding the project teams in technology and evangelizing the use of technology and data in civic projects and decision making.
During his tenure he worked with iPaidABribe, iJanaagraha, JaagteRaho and other projects at Janaagraha.
National Institute of Design,Bangalore: Guest Lecturer Jul.2011 – Aug.2011
Taught a short course on Processing programming language to students of PG Programme, namely Information and Interface Design. Its a short 4 weeks course.
Infosys Tech Ltd: Senior Tech Specialist Jan. 2003 – Dec 2009
Infosys Technologies Ltd is a global technology services company headquartered in Bangalore. He joined Infosys as a Software engineer and left as Senior Technical Specialist in 2009. Infosys also sponsored his full time volunteer work at Janaagraha under Infosys Fellowship program. He has worked for multiple clients like North Western Mutual, Sears.com, PMI to name a few, in domains like e-commerce, supply-chain management, insurance, funds etc.
Siemens Ltd: Project Trainee Jun 2002 – Dec 2002
Started his career at Siemens Information Systems Ltd as a project trainee.