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Abhinav Jawadekar, Founder

Abhinav is a seasoned software technologist and manager with 15 years of professional experience working in USA and India. In May 2008 he founded Sound Paradigm Software Engineering Services Pvt. Ltd. to provide training and consulting services in the areas of Storage, Virtualization and Information Lifecycle Management Technologies, Multishore Team Incubation as well as Software Engineering Team and People Management.

Prior to this, Abhinav was Director and Head of Storage Practice at Symphony Services in Pune, India. He incubated and led offshore teams for several software product companies at Symphony. He conceptualized, designed and delivered many sessions of Storage Technology Boot Camp - a training program aimed at bootstrapping engineers to work on products spanning most areas of the Information Lifecycle Ecosystem and storage technology. As head of Symphony's Storage Practice, he was actively involved in presales activities for storage technology prospects as subject matter expert.

Between 1998 and 2003 Abhinav was Principal Engineer in the Storage Products Division of HP (acquired from Compaq which acquired it from Digital Equipment) at Colorado Springs in USA. At HP he worked on developing firmware/software for storage arrays, then briefly played the role of technical lead for an OEM relationship between Compaq and IBM and later on worked to architect, design and showcase high end, high performance Storage Area Networks involving hundreds of end ports and hundreds of terabytes of data.

Abhinav worked at Tata Elxsi (India) Limited in Bangalore between 1994 and 1997 as a software and firmware engineer on their RAID product. During 1996-97 he was deputed by Tata Elxsi for a long term onsite assignment at the IBM Serial Disk Controller Firmware Division, San Jose, USA.

Abhinav is a recognized speaker in the area of Storage, Virtualization and Information Lifecycle Management related technologies and has presented at forums like Storage Networking Users Group (SNUG), Crescendo (a technical event organized by Symphony for industry professionals and students), Information Systems Controllers and Auditors Association (ISACA), Computer Society of India (CSI) as well as the technical festivals of various engineering colleges.

Abhinav completed his M. Sc. (Computer Science) at the top of his class from the Department of Computer Science, University of Pune. He also worked as a full time member of the teaching faculty there in the academic year 1993-94. HeĀ is also a SNIA Certified Storage Professional (SCSP).

Abhinav is a self-taught flautist and plays the Bansuri (Indian bamboo flute) in khayal style to nurture his interest in Indian Classical Music.

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