I was born in a India and spend most of my life the in Goa. I hail from a very spiritual, middle-class family and my spirituality is at the core of my being. I am a hustler who can hack and code when need be. I balanced my undergraduate degree in Computer Science with a Masters in Information Systems. I have been extremely fortunate to have had the opportunity to be part LinkedIn's rise and was employee #42 there. I reported to one of the co-founders directly and still maintain a very intimate relationship with him. During my almost 7 years at LinkedIn the membership grew 100X from 4 million to 400 million. Prior to LinkedIn I was lucky to be associated with the Opensource community as a member of the very small team which operated SourceForge.net.
Post LinkedIn I have taken on a variety of roles in very early stage startups and helps them in all areas from product management, sales and business development, engineering management, fund raising, operations, and ensuring customer success.