Karthik graduated from the University of Arizona (Go Wildcats!) with a BS and MS in Computer Engineering in 2007. After graduating, he moved to Austin, TX, to work on the ecommerce team at National Instruments IT as a developer and created the first version of Parts list and various other ecommerce applications.
In 2009, he moved into the LabVIEW R&D group at NI, where he was an engineer for its cloud-based SaaS and mobile products. He designed and implemented the cloud based authentication and licensing system for NI’s cloud products and worked on various features to integrate the products with NI’s purchasing systems. Finally, Karthik also spent some time with the mobile team at NI creating the first iOS version of Data Dashboard.
In 2012, he moved to R&D at Mentor Graphics Embedded to work on cloud products for embedded engineers.
He enjoys working on the development side of the devops paradigm, and is most interested in creating REST style services and product user experiences. He also is an organizer for DevOpsDays Austin and Cloud Austin.