Vikas Hazrati has 14+ years of experience in the software industry working on Finance, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Government domains. He has a Masters in Software Systems from BITS, Pilani and is a B.Tech in Computer Engineering along with several Sun certifications like SCEA, SCBCD, SCWCD, SCJP to his credit.
He has been involved in setting up Agile based effective and efficient development processes and environments in various organizations. He has defined enterprise JAVA based Technical Architectures of various enterprise level solutions for fortune 500 clients. He is a strong supporter of open source movement and is a commit’er on some Java based open source projects.
Vikas is the co-founder and software craftsman at Knoldus. During his years of experience he has become a recognized speaker, mentor, and practitioner in the software industry. He is responsible for product development, exploring new and promising technologies, exploring best practices of distributed software development and contributing to the technology roadmap for the organization. Vikas is a technologist at heart and is never too far away from the keyboard. He blogs, has presented at various Technology conferences and written articles on Software development on ‘Agile Journal’ and ‘The Server Side’. He is an Agile Editor on InfoQ.com where he posts weekly about the latest and greatest in the community.
He has worked with several big system integrators like IBM, Mastek and Sapient. He was the main driving force behind two startups Solutions Inc. and Xebia India which went on to become successful in their respective domains.
- Linked In profile
- The Server Side (May 11′ 2007) – Agile Offshoring : It’s hard work but it works!
- InfoQ (December 12’2007) – Static code analysis can highlight deeper flaws
- Agile Journal (January 06’2008 ) – The Shiny New Agile Architect
- Xebia Blog – Various Blogs
- InfoQ – Various Publications