Kadirenahalli Venkata Padmanabha Rao has been in the industry for 14 years. He started with India's National Resource Data Management System project in 1998, working on a decision support system for the Zilla Panchayat of the Raichur district in the state of Karnataka. He was a research assistant for the World Bank's Environmental Management Capacity Building project in India. Paddy was an educator and an information technologist in the non-profit sector before joining CRMIT in 2007. In CRMIT, he brings his familiarity with research, development policy, and education to the technology table.
He is a graduate of the National Institute of Technology at Hamirpur and lays equal store by atoms and bits with his training in engineering and economics. His academic interests include massive multiplayer mobile games and transportation problems. He is excited by the possibilities today to deliver a mind blowing experience on a large scale to customers.