Kaushal Shah

A workman learning every day to allow the space between where I'm and where I want to be to inspire & not terrify me.

Mumbai Area, India

Summary
Startup Consultancy Lean Startup Mobile Application Development Product Managers Startup Strategy Wireless Networking Product Design User Experience
I have always been confined to the West -- from the Western region of India to America's West coast. I completed my Bachelors of Engineering in Electronics from K.J.Somaiya College of Engineering in Mumbai. After the undergraduate degree, I went to the U.S. to pursue my Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Post graduation, for five years I was working at Cisco's Wireless Networking Division as a Senior Software Engineer and team lead of the Software Escalation team. I gained experience in design, deployment, and remediation of wireless solution deployments; with deep expertise in technologies for sports, healthcare, education, service provider and retail. My responsibilities straddled areas of Account Management, Design and Deployment, Leadership & Persuasion and Project Management. I wanted to end my sublime experience of studying, working and living in the U.S. before the seven-year itch hit, hence I decided to move back to India after spending little shy of seven years abroad. My advanced engineering education gave me the foundational tools that I honed while working at Cisco, at the leading edge of technology. My stint in the information technology has awakened me to the ways technology can enable and empower the masses including the disenfranchised. I want to use my formal management education from the Indian School of Business (ISB) to apply sound business thinking and plan for economically viable and sustainable growth of ventures or firms that I will be associated with.
Experience

Co-Founder at Devotee.io

Mentor at LaunchMyDrug.com

Mentor at CodMob.com

Creator at GoodDeeds.social

Senior Software Engineer at Cisco Systems

Jun 2008 - Apr 2013

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