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Kiran Kashalkar

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Boston Area, US

CTO and Co-Founder, Green Piñata Toy Share. Principal Engineer, RIFT.io. MBA Entrepreneurship, Babson. MS Computer Science, Penn State.

CTO and Co-Founder, Green Piñata Toy Share. Principal Engineer, RIFT.io. MBA Entrepreneurship, Babson. MS Computer Science, Penn State.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Full Stack Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Product
I have an idea I'm commited to
Not currently looking for a cofounder

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

Green Pinata LLC

Advisor

Green Pinata

Positions

Principal MTS RIFT.io April 2015 - present
CTO and Co-Founder Green Pinata LLC March 2015 - present
Technical Leader (Software Engineer Staff) Juniper Networks June 2014 - April 2015
Senior Software Engineer Juniper Networks November 2012 - May 2014
Product Marketing and Strategy Consultant (part-time MBA project) InnoEngines January 2013 - May 2013
Senior Software Engineer Cisco Systems, Inc. May 2010 - November 2012
Software Engineer Cisco Systems August 2008 - April 2010
Teaching Assistant Pennsylvania State University (IST department) January 2008 - May 2008
Instructor The Pennsylvania State University (CSE department) September 2007 - December 2007
College Intern Cisco May 2007 - August 2007
Project Engineer/Senior Software Engineer Wipro Technologies September 2004 - June 2006

Education

Babson College - Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business Business Administration 2015
Penn State University Computer Science and Engineering
Pennsylvania State University-University Park Computer Science and Engineering
University of Mumbai Computer Engineering

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Fundraising
  • • UI/Design
Advisor With
  • • Growth
  • • Early Stage Company Development
  • • Early Stage Funding
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Small Businesses

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Node.js • Linux • Software development • Agile Methodologies • Network security

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

Entrepreneurs seeking technology advice while going from inception to MVP or scaling from MVP to actual product/service can reach out for recommendations/validation of their technology stack.

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Jiten Gala
We worked together  •  Application Developer, Goldman Sachs. Previously Technology Analyst Co-op, Goldman Sachs.
I have know Kiran since childhood. He has always been top in his class in school and during his undergraduate education. Kiran has natural k ... nack of applying skillsets earned in pragmatic manner. He is a genuine problem solver and makes sure he has complete control of problem at hand.
Jangul Aslam
We worked together  •  Software Engineer Staff, Juniper Networks. Previously Principal Software Developer Engineer, Liquid Machines. Harvard grad.
I've worked with him on various projects and know him as a good friend. He is technical very sound, good thinker, problem solver and has an ... attitude to become an entrepreneur. I'll definitely like to work with him in future opportunities.
Shiva Kashalkar
We worked together  •  Sr Manager, Product Management - Big Data Analytics, Empirix and Director of Marketing, Boston Product Management Association.
Kiran is one of those rare gems who is a combination of greatest solution designer + strategist, skills that any start-up seek for in its ea ... rly stage. Our start-up Green Piñata Toy Share has benefited greatly by his directions in key area. I recommend him greatly!

Jiten Gala
They're my school  •  Application Developer, Goldman Sachs. Previously Technology Analyst Co-op, Goldman Sachs.
Coming from a family of business people, he has a penchant for developing things and seeing them come to life. He is truly passionate about ... his endeavors and works tenaciously for it.

Jangul Aslam
We worked together  •  Software Engineer Staff, Juniper Networks. Previously Principal Software Developer Engineer, Liquid Machines. Harvard grad.
When given a task, Aslam relentlessly goes after it until he is not done resolving it. He has tremendous knowledge in the security area and ... keeps expanding his horizons into the UI field. He is a quick learner, who can deliver reliable code quickly and will be a great technical co-founder.