Hemant Khandelwal is the head of technology at Rivigo where he is building technology innovation in the field of logistics and transportation @ Rivigo Labs.
Prior to joining Rivigo, Hemant was engineering head at Adobe System looking after engineering, product management and technical support for ColdFusion product line. At Adobe, he created proposals for several 1.0 product including API management platform, Mobile application development platform, eclipse based IDE and cloud version and built those products from scratch. He successfully transitioned and setup eBook product (a cloud based digital book platform) to India and delivered much needed improved security infrastructure.
He was a mentor for Management Essentials program to train new and experienced managers, Adobe ambassador, patent review committee member and part of 12-member A-star team @Adobe. He is a co-author of ColdFusion Web Application Construction Kit 10 (CFWACK) and presented/keynote several new innovations at Adobe’s and worldwide conferences.
At Pramati Technologies, Hemant almost single handedly wrote the world’s first EJB2.0 container ahead of competitors like BEA, Oracle, IBM etc. He was instrumental in defining the future direction and standards on Java usage in enterprises as an expert group member of enterprise Java standards – EJB 3.0 and J2EE 1.4 alongside world’s topmost Java experts.
He is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and completed executive MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Reach him via twitter at @khandelwalh or hemant-at-crunchyfriday-dot-com.