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Career



Founder - DIY Hacking | 7/2014 - Present
  • Was able to partner with the Govt of Kerala in a program to give away 10,000 Raspberry Pi kits to school students and hosted workshops for them across the entire state.
  • Was able to feature an open source head mounted display project – SmartCap on Techcrunch.
  • Was able to create a non-profit online platform to disseminate knowledge on rapid prototyping tools which has a monthly audience of more than 100,000 people.
  • Has authored a free eBook titled How To Be a Maker!" to help students learn rapid prototyping using open source hardware.
  • Has conducted technical workshops at more than 40 colleges around India.
  • Was able to post several open source project tutorials through the online platform “DIY Hacking”, aimed to provide technical guidance and promote tinkering among students.
  • Has taken technical workshops for companies like: Infosys, IBM, Amdocs, etc.


  • Technology Innovation Fellow - Kerala Government | 7/2015 - 8/2016
  • Was able to help setup a Makerspace in Cochin University as well as assist in setting up several others.
  • Was able to assist in setting up a Fab Lab by Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Mentoring and guiding several research projects by students and some products by start up companies.
  • Underwent training from MIT's Fab Academy on using rapid prototyping tools and machines.
  • Has conducted technology awareness sessions and workshops at several schools and colleges accross the state.
  • Hosting weekly meetups for Makers and students to guide and support them from the Fab Lab.

  • Technology Consultant - IIIT Hyderabad | 2/2016 - 8/2016
  • Working to establish a Rapid Prototyping Laboratory in Hyderabad.
  • Assisting in preparing proposals for central government funding.
  • Assisting to create an advanced Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Lab in the city.
  • Supporting to plan educational outreach activities and certified courses from the Laboratory.

  • CTO and Chief Researcher - Fin Robotics | 4/2013 - 4/2014
  • Was able to create and design the initial prototypes for “Fin” (A Bluetooth enabled smart wearable ring).
  • Had created the core technology around the wearable gadget and generated several innovative concepts.
  • Was able to present the product prototype to Techcrunch for the “Hardware Battlefield” Competition held during the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 at Las Vegas, having been one of the 15 products selected Worldwide to do so.
  • Supported in achieving the 200,000$ crowd-funding goal for the product on Indiegogo.

  • Founder - ARS Devices | 11/2011 - 3/2013
  • Prototyped and worked to commercialise a connected car system called “RideSmart”, a product associated with car automation via smartphones.
  • Partnered with Blackberry for showcasing RideSmart at various international venues by leveraging the Blackberry 10 platform.
  • Was able to develop several new and unique technologies in the field of Wearable Technology, Home Automation, Car automation, etc.
  • Was selected as one of the five student entrepreneurs from Kerala by Startup Village in association with the Government of Kerala and Rajeev Motwani Foundation, to travel to the Silicon Valley and to interact with some influential companies like: Google, DropBox, Twitter, etc.
  • Attracted attention from several media such as Techcrunch, BBC World News, Yahoo News, Deccan Chronicle, etc for some of the projects that were undertaken.