Shirsendu "Troy" Karmakarhails from the foothills of Darjeeling, India. After earning his masters degree he joined Tata Consultancy Services in Mumbai, India and used Java to help launch one of India's first SaaS products. He jumped onto the SlideShare wagon, which in 2011 was racing fast on Ruby-on-Rails. At SlideShare, he wore multiple hats and HTTParty'd till SlideShare's acquition by LinkedIn. At LinkedIn, he focused on integration between different systems and technical stack. He quit LinkedIn to work on his startups QREOH and Solidry. He's been consulting with multiple companies helping them build high performance web apps and mobile apps.