Harshad Oak is a techie, writer, rationalist, ex-entrepreneur, science nut and a tennis buff.
He works with Oracle, as Director of the Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator.
He was earlier the founder of Rightrix Solutions and IndicThreads.com, a software developer portal that also hosted some of India’s finest technology conferences.
He is the author of several articles and the books 1) Oracle JDeveloper 10g: Empowering J2EE Development 2) Pro Jakarta Commons 3) coauthor J2EE 1.4 Bible 4) Java EE Applications On Oracle Java Cloud.
He has spoken at conferences in India, US, Sri Lanka, Thailand & China. He also teaches enterprise Java to the students of M.Sc computer science at Symbiosis University, India. He has been working to build active Java communities in India and has organized as well as spoken at many Java user group meets.
Before starting his own venture, Harshad was part of i-flex Solutions and Cognizant Technology Solutions.
In his free time, he works closely with organizations working in the domain of promoting scientific temperament and citizen empowerment. He especially looks at how these organizations can leverage technology. He is also the founder of a nonprofit initiative Sudhar.In.
Contact – harshad aT rightrix doT com