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From November 2010 to Present:</span></li></ol><ol class="c3" start="1"><li class="c0"><span class="c2">Responsible for the internal portal used by business teams for managing ads.</span></li><li class="c0"><span class="c2">Responsible for &nbsp;ad selection component software of the ad network, in transition.</span></li><li class="c0"><span class="c2">Responsible, in a team, for setting the process and work-flows in using the version control system, build systems, building automated testing suite and continuous integration.</span></li><li class="c0"><span class="c2">Responsible for infusing the Agile culture and increasing the Python language usage across the org.</span></li><li class="c0"><span class="c2">Job responsibility involves both to architect the systems rightly and delivery of the software, engaging with the QA, development and deployment teams.</span></li><li class="c0"><span class="c2">Developed POC for transitioning the customer facing portal from Java to Python technologies.</span></li></ol><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c14"></span></p><ol class="c3" start="2"><li class="c21 c8"><span class="c17">Partner, at Agiliq Solutions at Hyderabad, India. From February 2009 to September 2010:</span></li></ol><ol class="c3" start="1"><li class="c0"><span class="c2">At Agiliq, we bootstrapped and built, a consulting firm for web development using Django and Python. We offered development to many in the international django consulting space, in a small team.</span></li><li class="c0"><span class="c2">Other than development, we used to also deploy, monitor and maintain, by engaging in sysadmin tasks deploying apps on Amazon EC2, Google App Engine, Linode, Slicehost, dotcloud, ep.io and other VPS.</span></li><li class="c0"><span class="c2">Successfully lead, distributed teams of developers and designers and engaged with other vendors to deliver the product to the client satisfaction.</span></li><li class="c0"><span class="c2">Built many closed source apps using third party API’s including twitter, facebook, paypal, youtube, linkedin.</span></li><li class="c0"><span class="c2">Developed several django pluggable applications, and open sourced a few including the famous django-SocialAuth, the first of its kind.</span></li></ol><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c14"></span></p><ol class="c3" start="3"><li class="c8 c21"><span class="c17">Senior Software Engineer, at Oracle India at Bangalore, India. From May 2008 to February 2009:</span></li></ol><ol class="c3" start="1"><li class="c0"><span class="c2">Worked on JD Edwards Enterprise One, ERP system in interoperability with Oracle Fusion Middleware using web services. &nbsp;- I was awarded for developing a clean framework for interoperability in record time.</span></li></ol><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c14"></span></p><ol class="c3" start="4"><li class="c21 c8"><span class="c17">Software Engineer, at Infosys Technologies at Bangalore/Mysore, India. From Nov 2006 to May 2008:</span></li></ol><ol class="c3" start="1"><li class="c0"><span class="c2">Built an automated testing suite using QTP for the British Telecom provisioning system. - The framework built was incorporated org (BU) wide, as a standard then, for automated tests.</span></li><li class="c0"><span class="c2">Built a internal portal for “Swapping the location allocated to trainees” for use in our batch of 1000 trainees, that was enhanced and standardised to be actually used subsequently.</span></li></ol><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c14"></span></p><p class="c8"><span class="c12">N</span><span class="c9">OTABLE</span><span class="c12"> P</span><span class="c9">UBLICATIONS</span></p><hr><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c2"></span></p><ol class="c3" start="5"><li class="c21 c8"><span class="c2">My article on using django on AppEngine is linked to, by the Google AppEngine Team, on their blog. </span><span class="c2 c20">[4]</span></li><li class="c21 c8"><span class="c2">My Python wrapper for the bing API is linked to, by the Microsoft Bing team, on their blog. </span><span class="c2 c20">[3]</span></li><li class="c21 c8"><span class="c2">Co-Authored an e-book on “Django design Patterns.” </span><span class="c2 c20">[2]</span></li></ol><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c14"></span></p><p class="c8"><span class="c12">N</span><span class="c9">OTABLE</span><span class="c12"> P</span><span class="c9">RESENTATIONS</span></p><hr><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c2"></span></p><ol class="c3" start="8"><li class="c21 c8"><span class="c2">Presenting at Great Indian Developer Summit ‘11 on “djangoic approach to implement common web development paradigms” at IISC, on April 20. </span><span class="c2 c20">[10]</span></li><li class="c21 c8"><span class="c2">Presented at Pycon India 2010, on “Paradigms of Web Development and comparison of development approaches using Google App Engine and Django.”</span></li><li class="c21 c8"><span class="c2">Presented at Great Indian Developer Summit, 2010 on “Building pluggable web applications using django.”</span></li><li class="c21 c8"><span class="c2">Presented at Foss.in, 2009 on “Django’s internals and how to use Python Meta classes to do magic.” </span><span class="c2 c20">[9]</span></li><li class="c21 c8"><span class="c2">Presented at “Pecha Kucha Nights, Hyderabad”, on “Hackers and Painters.”</span></li></ol><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c4"></span></p><p class="c8"><span class="c12">E</span><span class="c9">DUCATIONAL</span><span class="c12"> I</span><span class="c9">NFORMATION</span></p><hr><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c12"></span></p><ol class="c3" start="1"><li class="c6"><span class="c12">Graduated in E&amp;C engineering at Visveswaraiah Technological University at Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan with distinction in year ‘06.</span></li></ol><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c4"></span></p><p class="c8"><span class="c12">C</span><span class="c9">ONVERSANT</span><span class="c12"> T</span><span class="c9">ECHNOLOGY</span><span class="c12"> S</span><span class="c9">TACK</span></p><hr><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c12"></span></p><ol class="c3" start="1"><li class="c6"><span class="c12">MySQL, Postgres and SQLite for database.</span></li><li class="c6"><span class="c12">nginx/apache/memcache/redis deployed on Ubuntu servers for deploying.</span></li><li class="c6"><span class="c12">All major open source packages in python, django including Pinax, the django reuseable framework.</span></li></ol><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c4"></span></p><p class="c8"><span class="c12">O</span><span class="c9">THER</span><span class="c12"> R</span><span class="c9">ELEVANT</span><span class="c12"> I</span><span class="c9">NFORMATION</span></p><hr><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c12"></span></p><ol class="c3" start="4"><li class="c6"><span class="c12">Active user of Stackoverflow, a programming community. Among the top 4% of all users in reputation. </span><span class="c12 c20">[8]</span></li><li class="c6"><span class="c12">Actively involved in the development of Django web framework. Also track the development of: Flask, pip, iPython and bPython consoles.</span></li><li class="c6"><span class="c12">Passionate about right version controlling and an expert in Git Version Control System. Currently writing a book on Git to be available at gitcommit.com.</span></li><li class="c6"><span class="c12">Love functional programming, Clojure is an actively pursued interest. - Implemented a simple POS, in Excel using builtin functions. </span><span class="c12 c20">[11]</span></li></ol><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c4"></span></p><p class="c8"><span class="c12">L</span><span class="c9">INKS </span><span class="c12">T</span><span class="c9">O </span><span class="c12">V</span><span class="c9">ARIOUS </span><span class="c12">W</span><span class="c9">EB </span><span class="c12">R</span><span class="c9">ESOURCES</span></p><hr><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c12"></span></p><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="c23"><tbody><tr class="c26"><td class="c16"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">[1]</span></p></td><td class="c11"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">Home Page, blog, linkedin</span></p></td><td class="c19"><p class="c1"><span class="c7"><a href="http://lakshmanprasad.com/">lakshmanprasad.com</a></span><span class="c5"> </span><span class="c7"><a href="http://becomingguru.com/">becomingguru.com</a></span><span class="c5"> </span><span class="c7"><a href="http://www.linkedin.com/in/becomingguru">linkedin.com/in/becomingguru</a></span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="c16"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">[2]</span></p></td><td class="c11"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">Co-Authored Book on django design patterns</span></p></td><td class="c19"><p class="c1"><span class="c7"><a href="http://uswaretech.com/books/djangodesignpatterns/">uswaretech.com/books/djangodesignpatterns</a></span><span class="c5"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="c16"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">[3]</span></p></td><td class="c11"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">Bing blog featuring my Python wrapper</span></p></td><td class="c19"><p class="c1"><span class="c7"><a href="http://www.bing.com/community/site_blogs/b/developer/archive/2009/06/10/bing-it-on.aspx">bing.com/community/site_blogs/b/developer/archive/2009/06/10/bing-it-on.aspx</a></span><span class="c5"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="c16"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">[4]</span></p></td><td class="c11"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">Google App Engine blog featuring my tutorial on App Engine</span></p></td><td class="c19"><p class="c1"><span class="c7"><a href="http://googleappengine.blogspot.com/2009/08/recent-happenings-ticktock-parallel.html">googleappengine.blogspot.com/2009/08/recent-happenings-ticktock-parallel.html</a></span><span class="c5"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="c16"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">[5]</span></p></td><td class="c18"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">Some closed source projects</span></p></td><td class="c19"><p class="c1"><span class="c7"><a href="http://gqtool.com/">gqtool.com</a></span><span class="c5"> </span><span class="c7"><a href="http://inmobi.com/">inmobi.com</a></span><span class="c5"> </span><span class="c7"><a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fjobboardshq.com%2F&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNFFWb-g95-mvG_JxOJIexcr2eiHXA">jobboardshq.com</a></span><span class="c5"> &nbsp;</span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="c16"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">[6]</span></p></td><td class="c18"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">Open Source Projects</span></p></td><td class="c19"><p class="c1"><span class="c7"><a href="https://github.com/becomingGuru/django-subdomain">github.com/becomingGuru</a></span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="c16"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">[7]</span></p></td><td class="c11"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">Social authentication plugin</span></p></td><td class="c19"><p class="c1"><span class="c7"><a href="https://github.com/becomingGuru/Django-Socialauth">github.com/becomingGuru/Django-Socialauth</a></span><span class="c5"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="c16"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">[8]</span></p></td><td class="c11"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">Profile on Stackoverflow</span></p></td><td class="c19"><p class="c1"><span class="c7"><a href="http://stackoverflow.com/users/55562/lakshman-prasad">stackoverflow.com/users/55562/lakshman-prasad</a></span><span class="c5"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="c16"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">[9]</span></p></td><td class="c11"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">Presentation at Foss.in '09</span></p></td><td class="c19"><p class="c1"><span class="c7"><a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fagiliq.com%2Fblog%2F2009%2F12%2Ffossin-2009-the-best-fossin-ever%2F&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNHt4KDrbDXKoSHV-4XMs4APUTfOvw">agiliq.com/blog/2009/12/fossin-2009-the-best-fossin-ever/</a></span><span class="c5"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="c16"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">[10]</span></p></td><td class="c11"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">Presentation at GIDS '11</span></p></td><td class="c19"><p class="c1"><span class="c7"><a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.devmarch.com%2Fdevelopersummit%2Fspeakers.html%23Lakshman_Prasad&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNFNQvkZH3d-4VhUjumvHbJDfwGhbQ">devmarch.com/developersummit/speakers.html#Lakshman_Prasad</a></span><span class="c5"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="c16"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">[11]</span></p></td><td class="c11"><p class="c1"><span class="c5">Functional Programming</span></p></td><td class="c19"><p class="c1"><span class="c22"><a href="http://stackoverflow.com/questions/266569/whats-your-first-program-that-you-were-proud-of/1139275#1139275">stackoverflow.com/questions/266569/whats-your-first-program-that-you-were-proud-of/1139275</a></span></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p class="c1 c15"><span class="c12"></span></p><div><p class="c8 c15"><span class="c9"></span></p></div></body></html>