Hrishikesh Dewan works as Lead, Engineer for Siemens Technology and Services(STS), INDIA since June, 2008. He is also a PhD scholar at the Department of Computer Science and Automation, IISC, Bangalore pursuing research in the areas of large scale distributed storage systems. In STS, he leads the distributed systems laboratory. Prior to joining STS, he founded a very small open source software development organization named Srishti that promoted open source tools and software for schools and colleges. He led a modest team to distribute a localized (in Assamese) GNU Linux distribution and a collaborative learning tool. He also worked as a project manager for 2 years at Eth Ltd , a subsidiary and R&D unit of Dishnet Wireless Ltd (Aircel). He is being working in C# since it's inception and is the author of two other books on 'WCF-SOAP' and Visual Studio technologies.
Naveen is currently working as a consultant at CT DC TEC Division of Siemens Information Systems Ltd India. With a total of over 6 years of experience, his current focus area is in optimum utilization of hardware features provided by the latest computer and memory organization, which can be termed as performance engineering.
He is also involved in the research of distributed algorithms used for spatial databases. Prior to joining Siemens, he was Technical Lead for embedded systems at Wipro Technologies, where he was working on a project on Soc of Network Processors, dealing with L3 layer s routing algorithms.
In his prior roles, he was associated with projects on Intel Tablets based on Android platform, development of T9 dictionary support, and parsing and lexical analysis. He has a master in technology in computer sciences from Indian institute of technology Guwahati.