Head of Product Engineering, Agiledge, Bangalore, India
Sumith Kumar Puri has 15+ Years of Experience in Entrepreneurship, Conceptualization, Architecture, Design and Development of Software Products and Solutions (Predominantly on Core Java and Jakarta EE). About ~85%+ of this Experience is in Software Product Development with Top Companies like Yahoo (Verizon), Symantec, Siebel (Oracle), Huawei, GXS (OpenText) and Misys (Finastra). This also includes time spent as an Author, Entrepreneur and in Independent Practice. The Remaining ~15% of this Experience is in well-known IT Services and Solution Providers like Infosys and Headstrong (Genpact). He is an Active Blogger and is recognized under the DZone Most Valuable Blogger (MVB) Program and Java Code Geek (JCG) Program. He also holds Multiple Certifications in Core Java, Jakarta EE, Spring, Hibernate, C, C++, Algorithms and Data Structures. This includes SCJP 1.4, SCJP 5.0, SCBCD 1.3, SCBCD 5.0, Quest C, Quest CPP, Quest Data Structures, Brainbench Spring 2.x, Brainbench Hibernate 3.5, Brainbench Java EE 6.0. He is also on his way to a Simplilearn Big Data and Hadoop Architect Master's Certification. He also is an Open Source Contributor and likes Competitive Programming and Hackathons. He has 06 Publications to his name in International and National Conferences, Journals and Magazines. He is an Active Member of the IEEE/Computer Society, ACM and CSI. He completed his Xth Grade and XIIth Grade (Computer Science) from Naval Public School, Kochi, India. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering [Information Science and Engineering] from Sri Revana Siddeshwara Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India. He has also completed the Executive Programme [Data Mining and Analytics] from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India and the Executive Certificate Programme [Entrepreneurship] from the Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur, India. He also completed the Proficience (Short-Term Focussed Course) in each of Cryptography & Network Security, Intelligent Agents, Innovative Product Design and Development from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. Sumith has been Programming since Age 13 and started off by developing software to help his Father’s Business. His Current Interests are in Data Engineering, Machine Learning, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. He is also Gaining Skills in NoSQL, MongoDB, AngularJS, Node.js, Hadoop, Apache Spark, Apache Storm, Apache Kafka, Spring Boot, Docker, Amazon Web Services and Microservices. He is based out of Bangalore, India. His Other Interests include Cricket, Fitness, Travelling and Music. He is a Senior Member in IEEE/IEEE Computer Society and also a Senior Member at ACM/ACM India. He is currently Head of Product Engineering at Agiledge, Bangalore, India.