User:Pravs

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Education: Bachelor of Technology in Electrical and Electronics College: National Institute of Technology Calicut

First Job: Technology Consultant in Open Source Middleware team with HP (worked in Bangalore and Cupertino; travelled across India and US - Seattle, Chicago, Tallahassi etc) - 3.2 years

Second Job: Senior Systems Administrator with Red Hat in Pune - 4.8 years Currently a freelance trainer and consultant on GNU/Linux System Administration, Free Software migration, OpenStack etc.

FOSS Community: Debian Developer (maintain many ruby libraries in an effort to package diaspora) - debian is a GNU/Linux operating system maintained by volunteers around the world, which is famous for its quality and dedication to Free Software, Member of Save Poddery.com campaign and podmin for poddery.com - a community run instance of diaspora social networking software, President of Swathanthra Malayalam Computing - a community developing support for using computers in Malayalam and other Indian languages, contributed to Malayalam localization of many free software including debian installer, gnome and kde; mentor for google summer of code in 2007, taken many workshops and talks in various colleges. He also work with students and mentor them to contribute to Free Software. He was part of the pirate cycling (https://poddery.com/tags/piratecycling) team that travelled across Kerala to spread Pirate ideology of Knowledge Freedom, Direct Democracy and Transparent government.

Hometown: Edathanattukara, Palakkad Dt, Kerala

There is also this introduction https://poddery.com/posts/699691