A creative web technologist with 5 years of experience and a passion for creating efficient and innovative ways of using the internet. An evangelist of web standards, usability, accessibility and user interface design best practices.
- Product Management
- Adept at managing product roadmaps, market research, product testing and public launches
- Internationally experienced public speaker with extensive developer community outreach
- Web Technologies
- Exhaustive knowledge of web technologies and development methodologies
- Sep, 2007 - Apr, 2010
Product Manager, Opera Software - Oslo, Norway (http://www.opera.com/)
Took charge of the new products and contributed to the biggest innovations by the company in the past 4 years, including:
- Opera Unite: Led three successful internal releases, co-ordinated the final public launches and managed the Product Marketing team; clocking way more downloads than anticipated (numbers internal).
- Opera Widgets: Delivered mobile widgets specifications used for the final product.
- Opera Mail: Negotiated deals with partners and delivered guidelines for product redesign.
- Jan, 2007 - Jan, 2009
International Liaison, The Web Standards Project - Chandigarh and Bangalore, India (http://www.webstandards.org/action/ilg/)
Established and maintained the Indian chapter of International Liaison Group for The Web Standards Project (WaSP) aimed at the growing developer community.
- Jun, 2006 - Sep, 2007
Web Evangelist, Opera Software - Chandigarh and Bangalore, India (http://www.opera.com/)
Started and led the Developer Relations department in India. Evangelised and educated developers on open web standards. Was the main spokesperson for Opera Software at a number of events; including:
- Jul, 2005 - Apr, 2006
President Web Development/Engineering, CueBlocks Technologies Pvt. Ltd. - Chandigarh, India (http://www.cueblocks.com/)
Started the web development and SEO company with 2 partners and handled all web development related projects.
- Jul, 2005 - Apr, 2006
Team Leader (Information Systems), AIESEC Chandigarh, India. - Chandigarh, India (http://www.aiesec.org/)
- Jul, 2004 - Sep, 2004
Web Development Intern - GMA Infosys Pvt. Ltd. - Chandigarh, India (http://www.gmaindia.com/)
Last updated: Jun, 2010
- Aug, 2001 - Jun, 2005
Bachelor in Technology of Computer Sciences - Punjab Technical University (India)
- College web-administrator