Hrushikesh Zadgaonkar is a Software Developer by profession. He is currently working at Persistent Systems Limited, Nagpur, in the Telecommunication Business Unit. He studied engineering and was a Microsoft Student Partner and IBM Campus Ambassador in his college. He has been actively working on distinct domains such as .NET, Android, and the Robotium Framework. He was appointed as a NetBeans Certified Associate by the Oracle Corporation. Hrushikesh is a semi-finalist for the Imagine Cup 2010, a global competition organized annually by Microsoft. His research paper was selected for presentation at the CSE-IT International Level Conference 2010, Thailand.
He has been actively participating in various technical events in different colleges in Nagpur. His leisure activities include portrait sketching, playing the tabla, guitar, and sports such as cricket, football, and snooker. He is fond of social networking and appreciates innovation. He is a quick learner. Hrushikesh is an uncompromising fan of Sachin Tendulkar and Manchester United Football Club. His music interests lie with Enrique Iglesias, Bryan Adams, and A.R. Rahman.
When he isn't coding, he likes to hang out with his family and friends. He finds time every day to workout at the gymnasium. He is popularly called "Mr. Z" among his colleagues. He currently lives in Nagpur, India with his parents.
You can mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org and he can be found tweeting at @MsWizKid.