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Karthik Hariharan

Entrepreneur • Advisor Dallas/Fort Worth Area, US

Engineering Manager at (a Salesforce company). Worked in big companies and startups as an Engineering Lead.

Engineering Manager at (a Salesforce company). Worked in big companies and startups as an Engineering Lead.

2 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Product
  • Back End Engineering
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Part-time now, full-time if it takes off

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Product
  • • Back End Engineering

Involved In




Engineering Manager January 2015 - present
Lead Member of Technical Staff May 2014 - January 2015
Senior Member Technical Staff July 2012 - May 2014
Freelance Software Development Pravega Corporation May 2006 - July 2012
Developer Pure Charity July 2011 - June 2012
Senior Technical Team Lead RemitDATA August 2010 - July 2011
Senior Software Engineer MedAssets March 2009 - August 2010
Senior Software Development Engineer Telligent June 2007 - March 2009
Contract Developer MRG Document Technologies May 2006 - June 2007
Management Consultant Deloitte September 2004 - May 2006
Software Engineer Cerner Corporation August 2003 - September 2004
Automation Engineer J.D. Edwards June 2002 - August 2003


University of Colorado Computer Science August 1998 - May 2002

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
Advisor With
  • • Content marketing
  • • User Experience Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Recruiting
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Edutainment

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Ruby • JavaScript • Ruby on Rails • HTML • CSS

Key Accomplishments

Experienced startup hacker that has worked in early and later stage startups as both an Engineering Lead and a contributor. Strong interest in building rock solid engineering teams with a culture of ownership and collaboration.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Prefer to find someone local who can meet occasionally in person. Open to a US-based, remote collaborator as well.

Please don't contact me if you are overseas.

As an Advisor

Prefer to advise those in need of advice with product development and engineering questions. Also happy to help connect early stage teams with technical talent.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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Damon Clinkscales
They're my friends  •  Software Engineer - Lead, VitalSource / Ingram Content Group. Founder, Austin on Rails. Former FounderDating Managing Director (2012-2014).
Karthik is a talented Ruby developer who has built real systems. You would be lucky to partner with him on your next project.

Cody Powell
Software Development Manager, Amazon Instant Video for Kindle, Amazon. Previously Cofounder, CTO, Famigo, Inc.
Cody has great technical leadership experience and is always willing to help anyone out!