IndicThreads Tech Advisory Board

Amit Naik
Amit Naik is a Software Architect and passionate technophile currently working with BMC Software in Pune. He has 13+ years of experience in the IT industry and has worked in multiple countries in a variety of roles in both Technology and Management.He has deep expertise in Java, Enterprise Architecture and Web application optimization. Amit holds a Masters in Computer Engg. from Purdue University, USA and a Bachelors in Electrical Engg. from the Govt. College of Engg. Pune.
Atul Kahate
Atul Kahate is Head – Technology Practice, Oracle Financial Services Consulting (formerly i-flex solutions limited). He has authored 21 books on Information Technology, 2 on cricket, and over 1500 articles on both of these in various newspapers/journals.
Debu Panda
Debu Panda is a technologist specializing in middleware, SOA, Cloud computing and next generation event processing platforms. He is lead author of the best selling EJB 3 in Action and lead coauthor of Middleware Management with Enterprise Manager. He presently works as Senior Director Product Management for Starview Technology, Inc. He previously worked as a Product Management Director on the Oracle Fusion Middleware Management and Oracle Application Server development teams. He has more than 17 years of experience in the IT industry and has published more than 35 articles on enterprise middleware and SOA technologies and has presented at leading technology conferences such as Oracle Open World, Java One, and so on.
Dhananjay Nene
Dhananjay Nene is passionate about programming, design, architecture and all that comes under the umbrella of software engineering. He is an Independent Software Design and Architecture consultant and has worked across many domains including building cash management and foreign currency remittance products, applications for telecom access management, education, workflow apps and network management. He currently advises Vayana Enterprises and has had prior stints with both AT&T and Citicorp Software and was earlier the CTO and Head of Product Development at Cash Tech Solutions.
Peter Thomas
Peter Thomas has 13 years experience in the IT industry and currently works for Mahindra Satyam, Bangalore. He has worked on a wide variety of Java EE projects mostly using open-source technologies such as Spring and Hibernate and is acknowledged within the Java community as an authority on Java web-application frameworks, especially Apache Wicket. An avid open-source enthusiast, Peter has more than three successful open-source projects to his credit, the most popular of which is JTrac – a web-based issue-management application. JTrac has been volunteer-translated into more than 20 languages so far, and was recognized as one of the top 20 OSS projects from India – winning a “FOSS India Award” in 2008. Peter also won the “Top Committer” award at DeveloperSummit 2008 for his OSS as well as community contributions and has spoken at various Java technical conferences within India.

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