The IoT Academy

   Sr. Consultant |R&D |Product Innovatio
   M.Tech. in Digital Signal Processing from IIT Kanpur

  • Leadership skills (leading teams, Mentoring Project trainees) with Delivery focus, Self-initiative and highly motivated.
  • Employed at Ericsson, Sweden for 6.5 Years and shifted to Bangalore to build and support HSPA team.  Excellent track record in implementing, debugging complex issues from field and lab tests.
  • Technical Areas of experience span.
  • Embedded software development and on-chip debugging on real time systems with good knowledge in C, C++, assembly and Real Time OS.
  • Architect for Layer1 features (Dual Carrier HSDPA, Continuous Packet Connectivity (DRX)/ Power Scaling).
  • Design, Development & maintenance expertise in Multi-Mode (UMTS/GSM/LTE) Modem 
  • Got “Certificate of Appreciation” in STMicroelectronics for playing strong supportive role in DSP team through timely consultancy on various aspects of 3GPP specifications.
  • Worked and Got good experience on UbiNetics UMTS Test Terminal product TM100 in UK.

Areas of Interest : Wireless Modems, Internet of Things (IoT) Applications, Small Cell solutions, Power Save, Power Amplifier related Algorithms (e.g. Power Scaling),                                                  Receiver algorithms.

   Sr. Consultant |R&D |Product Innovation

A result oriented professional with 12 years of experience in Test Management and software development. Experience in managing the test teams, managing end to end Test delivery and have delivered high quality applications/ solutions. Well verse in test management, Test automation framework design and maintenance. Actively involved in the organization level initiative(s) and mentor the junior team members. Planning E2E testing activities, provide inputs for Structure and optimize process for development, testing and deployments, fosters teamwork and collaboration across work groups and other engineering groups. Organize the testing kick-off meeting Define the Strategy Build a testing team of professionals with appropriate skills, attitudes and motivation. Identify Training requirements and forward it to the Project Manager (Technical and Soft skills). Develop the test plan for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and obtain stakeholder support for this plan.
  • Writing: Professional writer for 4 years, with experience in authoring book for IT professional and students. Author several articles for junior team members for sharing best practices etc.
  • Teaching: Experiencing as a trainer, Experience in training professional as well as student. Trained more than 100 hundreds of professionals.
  • Course Designing: Design the course from starch and deliver the course for the fresher including Boot camp training for campus recruited employees.

Areas of Interest : Internet of Things (IoT) Applications, Test automation, Product design, data structures and  algorithms.

Ex. employee at  HCL Technologies, (Microsoft Corporation)


“Python Companion for class XII”

“Python Companion with computer science for class XI”

“Design and implement test automation framework with QTP.”.

Mentor at theiotacademy.com

Science Popularizer | Programmer | Author | Maker | YouTuber | Trainer

M.Tech. in Computer Science Engineering from IIIT Hyderabad
Ashwin Pajankar graduated from IIIT Hyderabad with MTech in Computer Science Engineering. He has over 10 years of experience in software development and testing. He has worked in reputed software MNCs like Cognizant and Cisco Systems. Apart from that, Ashwin has written more than a dozen of books in the area of Computer Science and Electronics focusing on Python, Raspberry Pi, Programming, and Arduino. He has written for international publishers like Leapub Canada, Packt UK, and Apress USA. He is currently writing books on IoT and Python for BPB Publications Delhi. You can find more information about Ashwin and his work at his personal website


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IoT/M2M Architect

• Designed & developed, Internet-of-Things (IoT), Solar & LED based Consumer and Industrial products.  
• Vast experience in Products Design & Development, acquired over development of 500K+ lines of code over last 14+ years.  
• Conceived & successfully developed third generation end-to-end, Network Independent Customized Prepaid/Postpaid and Lowest Operational Cost Smart Energy Metering solution based on Automatic Metering Infrastructure (AMI).  
• Conceived & successfully demonstrated Mobile based eTicketing solution Proof-of-Concept to CRIS (Center for Railways Information System), a subsidiary body of Indian Railway.  
• Successfully designed & delivered High end Personal Media Player software stack for Harman Becker, Germany under extreme time & resource constraints.  
• Successfully developed & managed Feature Rich, Multi-Point, Desktop based Video-Conferencing Software solution (Video-Monet), right from scratch, under non-intensive processor and memory resource environment.  
• Adept in developing & managing products from conception to inception; realized from Desktop based Video Conferencing Solution, High end Multimedia player, AMI based Smart Energy Metering solution & many others.  
• Global exposures by working on projects involving cross cultural teams across Asia, Europe, Africa and America.  
• Self Motivated, Result Oriented and ardent Enthusiastic in taking high risk Challenges.  
• Building team and inspiring them to achieve higher goals. 

Specialties: Product's Design & Development across multiple technology verticals:- Internet-of-Things, Machine-2-Machine (M2M), Smart Energy Metering, Mobile Ticketing Solutions, Media over IP (Voice/Video), Embedded System, Health-Care / Wearable Devices, Setup Box, Solar and LED, Windows Multi-Media (DirectX - DirectShow/DirectSound), Microsoft Technologies – (Win32 SDK / MFC / COM). 

He is B.E (Electronics and Communication Engineering) with Rajiv Gandhi technical university , he is leading a team of 3 members and working on evolving solutions and products. His expertise is in the area of Circuit designing, Robotics, Embedded systems, Automation, IOT, GSM, Arduino, PCB Design, Proteus, Arduino IDE, C, C++, HTML. He has carried out many projects with GSM, home automation and other areas.

IIM Bangalore Alumnus

- A total IT experience of over 12 years and with over 4 years in Technology and Solution Architecture

- Rich experience in adopting frameworks, design patterns and deployment strategies for applications on different web/application servers.

- Hands-on experience in cutting edge technologies like Internet of Things, NoSQL database - MongoDB 

- Have experience of working in SOA technologies and integration frameworks

- Led teams in performance testing, tuning, benchmarking activities in various projects

- In-depth experience in defining best practices, coding standards, architecture/design/code reviews and code quality metrics

- Deep expertise in business requirements analysis, build-vs.-buy analysis, package selection and solution & architecture definition and translating them into implementable detailed designs

- Have extensive experience of working in Agile, Scrum and Extreme Programming methodologies

- Interested in Functional languages like Scala, Erlang 

- Sun Certified Enterprise Architect

- Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills


- Solution Architecture and Consulting for enterprise wide projects 
- Internet of Things (IOT) Consulting
- Architecture assessment and reviews
- IT transformation programs
- Technology evaluation and platform selection
- Vendor selection for COTS products and solutions
- Building frameworks for custom development
- Agile Methodology and XP practices
- Mentoring budding technology architects and leads
- Contribution to various Technical forums

B.Tech (E&C) Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

Professional with multiple skills and extensive experience in telecommunication, wireless systems, Data Analytics and Software Applications. Have worked with people from across the globe while managing diverse technologies, projects and processes.

Proficient at Software architecture development and optimization 
Strong mathematical background, problem solving and analytical skills 
Strong background in signal processing algorithms and communication systems 
Accustomed to working with executive level/senior management personals 
Excellent interpersonal, presentation, communication and documentation skills 
Very good at resource organization, task prioritization and delegation 
Good international exposure, worked with people from Europe, USA and APAC 

About IoT Academy

At IoT Academy, We believe that the future is about Unified and Converged Technologies and it is reflected in our vision statement. Every aspect of life will eventually be connected bringing forth a unified world of immense possibilities, either it is Internet of Things (IOT), Embedded systems, Big Data, Data analytics, Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, Python, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.