by Apoorva Bellapu
November 13, 2021
Just like tech-dominated countries like the United States and China, India also has one of the largest populations of programmers. This highlights the active participation of Indians in coding. What is no longer a surprise is the fact that almost all major programming-based jobs have Indian employees, and they too are in large numbers! On that note, here is our list of the top 10 Indian programmers you should know about in 2021. Keep reading to learn more!
Rushabh Mehta is proud to be one of the people credited with developing the Python programming language. He is currently a Director of FOSS United and CEO of Frappe Technologies Private Limited.
Srivatsan Srinivasan is currently Chief Data Scientist at Cognizant. He also has a YouTube channel where he covers a wide range of topics such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, data engineering, dev ops, and cloud. His videos are a clear proof of his 17 years experience in the industry.
Umasankar Mukkara has had the privilege of working with several large technology companies such as Novell Inc and Infosys Technologies Ltd. With all the relevant experience gained, he decided to fend for himself by opening CloudByte. That’s not all – Umasankar also co-founded a digital storage company named MayaData and is also the CEO of Chaos Native in the US.
After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in 2013, Arjun Arul continued his graduate studies at the Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI). His immense interest in the field of programming earned him an honorable mention at the ACM ICPC World Finals in 2012 as well as 2013. Currently, he is a coach at the Indian Computing Olympiad (IOI) Training Camp (IOITC) and works at CodeChef.
With a vast knowledge of software development, Krish Naik is an expert in implementing projects in the IT sector. Such a passion for programming paved the way for opening a YouTube channel focused on coding, of course! He has worked as a deep learning expert, data scientist and machine learning expert for some time.
Nikhita Raghunath has always been curious about programming and her contributions to the development of open-source programming while being a full-time employee at VMware. At VMware, she is deeply involved in the development of cloud computing solutions and also in the development of workflow software at Contributor Experience.
Dhaval graduated in Computer Science from Dharmsinh Desai University in Gujarat. After graduating, he worked with several companies and now has over 15 years of programming experience. Since 2010, Dhaval Patel has worked as a software engineer at Bloomberg LP. His expertise includes Python, deep learning, machine learning and artificial intelligence. He has also created several tutorials in Hindi and English.
Udit Sanghi, a passionate programmer from Kanpur, is proud to become the youngest red coder of CodeForces in India. His achievements include – 3rd position in Google Code-In 2018 and 5th position at IOITC 2018. No wonder this young and brilliant mind is capable enough to reach heights in the days to come.
Kshitij Sodani has represented India at the IOI in 2021 and 2020. The year 2021 has been fruitful for him as he has won national rankings 1 and 2 in CodeChef Junior and CodeForces respectively. His high ranks on various online platforms like CodeForces justify that he is undoubtedly a future Indian competitive programmer.
Akshat Bubna, a competitive programmer from New Delhi, completed his undergraduate studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Some of Akshat’s major achievements include Gold Medal (2014) and Bronze Medal (2013) at the International Olympiad in Computing (IOI) and a Top 30 mention at the Indian National Mathematical Olympiad ( INMO) for selection at IMO. He currently works at Scale AI.
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