About Me

I am Hrishikesh (natively written as ഋഷികേശ് in Malayalam). The name is of Sanskrit origin, meaning “The lord/master of senses”.

I am a software engineer, privacy advocate, pythonista and a free software enthusiast. Most of my contributions has been in the language computing space under the aegis of the organisation Swathathra Malayalam Computing. I also contribute to the PeARS Project - which is an ongoing effort to build a fully distributed, p2p search engine.

I am one of the key architects of the ICU movement, a socio cultural expression platform of the youth in my state.

Apart from the above mentioned projects, I have contributed to a number of free and open source projects & movements and my relavant profiles are linked below.

I currently work as the VP of Engineering in Kochi based ed-tech startup Entri

  • IRC Nick : stultus
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To contact me, please send an email to hrishi.kb@gmail.com