Saurabh Bhatia has been developing professional software since 2005. However, his interest in programming dates back to his school days. Starting with Java, he quickly moved into Ruby on Rails in 2006 and it has been his primary choice of development framework since then; so much so that he built a Ruby on Rails consulting company and ran it for 5 years. He has worked with several companies in the technology industry, from getting 2 person start-ups off ground to developing software for large corporations. He is currently the CTO of Ruling Digital Inc., a software company that develops software for universities.
He is an open source enthusiast and has helped Ubuntu penetrate the Indian market since 2007. He was a part of open source promotion society called Twincling Society for Open Source in Hyderabad. He started and moderated the Bangalore Ruby Users’ group and also moderates the Mumbai Ruby Users’ group. He is also part of the RailsBridge initiative for mentoring new Rails developers.
He has written several articles in print and online in different publications over the years, such as Linux User and Developer, Linux For You, Rails Magazine, Developer.com, javaboutique.com, and http://www.sitepoint.com/ruby/. He currently resides in Taiwan and wants to continue writing more and more to share his knowledge as much as possible with other budding developers.