You can call me Sreekaran. I enjoy writing, solving problems, building communities and products, and automating stuff.Hi there
A Little Bit About Me
- Final-year student pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Anna University, India.
- Open-source enthusiast; love all things Hackathons.
Experiences with Development
- Software Product Engineer and Data Analyst Intern at SPI Edge - Designed & implemented an end-to-end system to monitor & analyze habit formation using atomic habit principles & deployed the app to over 200 employees, resulting in a 50% increase in employee habit streaks. Developed a dashboard to track, analyze, & present metrics in real-time.
- Software Engineer Intern at RoloCRM - Designed, developed, tested, and deployed a system to automate lead generation and scheduling of more than 50,000 email campaigns using Python and Sendy. Reduced effort to send out campaigns by 85% & saved nearly 5000 people-hours.
- Software Engineer Intern at Serendip - Redesigned and built a website, which serves as the primary point of contact with consumers from scratch, and gained experience in Figma, Canva, and SEO Optimization. Contributed to their app’s codebase in React Native.
- Head of Web Development at Pranav 2019, a national-level technical symposium.
Experiments with Community and Mentorship 🙌🏼
- Mentor & Judge at Major League Hacking - Mentored students and judged submissions at MLH-hosted events.
- Hackathon Ambassador at AngelHack.
- Data Science Bootcamp Mentor at Data Inspired Young Analysts - Mentored a batch of ~10 students towards learning from scratch Python and the basics of data science in the space of a month-long winter bootcamp, with the goal of building a loan application classifier.
- Co-Lead of Incubation at SPI Edge - Oversaw, led, and mentored 15 hackathon-winning teams in turning their projects into potential start-ups.
- Mentor/Judge at 30+ hackathons, including MakeHarvard, TAMUhack, HackDavis, SF Hacks.
- Project Co-ordinator (Hackathons and Events) at Madras HackerSpace - Organized a hackathon themed around fundraising platforms. Conducted workshops and talks centered around helping newbie programmers.
- Mentor at Harvard CS50's 2021 Seminars.
- Event Co-ordinator (Hackathon and Coding Challenge) at Pranav 2019 - Organized, coordinated, designed questions and tests, and pulled off the Code Mantra at Pranav 2019, a national level technical symposium, which saw a total of over 500 participants.
- Mentor at DevScript Winter of Code - Mentored students in DevScript Winter of Code to contribute to open-source projects.
Latest Blogs ✍🏼
- #3 Worldwide among 65,000+ Hackers at Major League Hacking's Local Hack Day: Build.
- #1 of 4500+ teams, Wonsulting Project 2020 (Wonsuting4WorldLiteracy - raised >COL$3.5M for education of disadvantaged children in Colombia).
- Winner (out of 100+ teams), MLH's Impractical Hackers Hackathon.
- Winner (out of 100+ teams), MLH's CorgiHacks Hackathon.
- #1 (out of 120 submissions), E^3 (intra-uni hackathon).