A Technical Manager with over 20 years in the High Tech industry with a passion for words. A practicing Agile Scrum Master and Coach with over the years working in the corporate world globally. Over the years he has delivered solutions, managed engagements, built teams and mentored professionals from the code level to the board level.
As a Poet, Blogger, Podcaster and independent film maker he has made sure to not left any stone unturned in the effort to try out every single passion of his. And he wants the same for others.
Founder or PenPositive a concept he conceived to approach life and work with the aim to prepare individuals to excel both in their Passion and their Profession.
As a Poet and blogger in English and Malayalam (മലയാളം - the language of Kerala, India). Hailing from Kozhikode (കോഴിക്കോട്) or Calicut. Also a Video Podcaster under the alias Ballatha Pahayan (ബല്ലാത്ത പഹയൻ) on YouTube.
Yesterday I had a chance to watch Perunthachan (The Master Craftsman); the 2nd play by the SF Bay Area Malayalam Literary and Arts group Sargavedi. A much larger production in terms of crew and acts than their first Kattukuthira (Wild Horse) which… Read More ›
I have written many times before that I have hardly had Monday Blues… And I am honest, at least nothing serious that I remember of. But to be pragmatic I think that might have happened in the rarest of rare… Read More ›
Ship the accidental flood tourist (aka Kerala’s unwanted Guest) WhatsApp Audio Suresh from Kerala ASAP
An audio by some guy Suresh that made rounds on WhatsApp just as the relief efforts were in progress. He sounds so judgmental about people in Kerala and very snobbish…. His point is that only rich people are impacted by… Read More ›
Sharing this picture of a post in the FB page “I am with Barkha“. The post seems to have been made 22 Hrs back and it is still making rounds on WhatsApp. I just got it shared by a few… Read More ›
As efforts progress for the immediate relief to the Kerala Flood devastation, it will be a while before normalcy is attained and the damages are addressed. At this juncture there are some (not so immediate but extremely important) things we… Read More ›
Kerala has been struck by the worst flood in a century. Death and Displacement are raging the state. The total damage according to some reports range in the Rupees 15000 to 19000 Crores (1 Crore is 10 Million). Many places… Read More ›
The last time I saw a movie in an Indian theatre (if my memory is not failing me) was ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’ sometime in 1997-1998. After leaving India, even though I regularly watch all movies, and come to India,… Read More ›