• 2020

    Ayurwiki.org was awarded by AYUSH ministry for the best use of IT on an AYUSH project. 

  • 2019

    Co-founded Foundation for Organic Living. 

  • 2018

    Founded Ayurwiki.org

  • 2017

    Started researching extensively on medicinal plants, plant diversity of India, traditions and practices of ancient India with respect to food and medicine. 

  • 2016 - 2019

    Served as the Member of Senate, Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi. 

  • 2011

    Was Founding member, Wikimedia India Chapter and Founding Secretary. 

  • 2011

    Co-founded Saaranga. 

  • 2010

    Helped put together bylaws for Wikimedia India Chapter in its formative stage. Helped mobilise community members while putting together the initial team. 

  • 2007, 2008

    Helped develop India Water Portal using Drupal, built Kannada water portal on Drupal and worked towards building a community there. Lead an initiative to organise events in four cities of Karnataka to reach out to grass root level workers and activists. 

  • 2006, 2007

    Helped as a consultant to e-governance initiatives and primarily helped them move to Drupal for several applications and platforms. Setup more than three hundred municipal websites of Karnataka using Drupal multi-site at tremendously reduced cost and effort. Setup mediawiki for local governments and authorities for collaboration. Advocated use of open source in e-governance initiatives, local bodies and authorities. 

  • 2006

    Was founding member of Chapters Committee, Wikimedia Foundation (now Affiliations Committee). 

  • 2005

    Was part of the Indlinux team, representing Kannada. 

  • 2004 - 2007

    Lead projects and initiatives around Kannada Localization for GNU/Linux and other free, open source software. Helped build a team for GNU/Linux initiatives like GNU/Linux Habba, celebrating GNU/Linux and Kannada, where CDs of out of the box Kannada GNU/Linux distribution was distributed. 

  • 2004

    Started sampada.net - one of the first community portals in Kannada online, also perhaps the long standing one (operational to this day). 
    At its peak, sampada.net has been the most popular online portal, gathering several millions of Kannada speaking users together. It has helped many budding writers with a platform to share. 

  • 2004

    Helped clean up Kannada Wikipedia, started adding initial pages. Helped build the community. Setup village pump and started weekly collaborations to improve the project. As Sysop and Bureaucrat, cleaned up categories, setup community pages, templates and strengthened the project. 

    Started editing Kannada and related topics on English Wikipedia and helped with India collaborations. Helped upcoming Indic Wikipedia projects. Started contributing images to Wikimedia Commons, with primary contribution aroun Kannada and Karnataka related topics. 

  • 2004

    Started working as a freelancer and consultant, full time. 

  • 2003-2004

    Interned at Novell - contributed (in a small way) to Ximian Evolution, hacked GNOME and helped with bugs and UI. 

  • 2003

    Helped build GNOME Bangalore community using Drupal. 

  • 2002

    Started as a freelancer when in college, working primarily on PHP, UI and scripting assignments.