Pownraj likes big ideas and enjoys the creative process of bringing them to life. Network Geek crept up on him after he felt that education is seen in terms of Business. Network Geek also just happens to be at the intersection of everything that Pownraj is passionate about - art, design, technology, business and social & economic activism.
From being one of the youngest CEOs in the educational startup space to providing networking education to scores of students, Pown has already shaken up the industry and has surpassed other institutes to make his venture, by far the most successful training academy in Chennai or Tamil Nadu, so to speak.
He is not just an accomplished entrepreneur but also an expert tutor – organizing workshops and sponsoring hackathons across colleges and schools. He has trained more than 2000 students in last 3 years. He has done his specialization in Routing, Network Switching, Network Security & Linux administration. He believes that knowledge is the greatest gift you can ever provide and that is the reason why his ideas are not motivated monetarily.
Today, Pown is a man of many hats. He takes great interest in mentoring students and in aiding them forge good career choices. Alongside his personal objectives and professional assignments, he also does consulting work for firms, helping them design solutions for their IT infrastructure.
A testament to his expertise is the fact that he was called upon to tutor Sysadmins and DevOps staff to manage a luxury star hotel chain in Maldives. He was consulted to setup its communication networks in tandem with Ooredoo Networks, one of Maldives' top internet service providers with a pan-continental presence. He also helped with assessing their information security policies and vulnerabilities to secure their data channels.
There is a softer side to Pownraj as well - he loves to mentor students. For a balanced diet, Pownraj indulges in playing chess and some photography.
Dwarak is passionate about Network engineering and loves to solve hard design problems. Dwarak thrives on new adventures in both his professional and personal life. Dwarak, an adorable teacher much loved by students.
Prior to NetworkGeek, he was a technical lead on Network Administration in Lister Technologies.
When he's not at work, Dwarak likes to spend time with his family and explore new places. He loves books and places that have a rich historical context. .
Sivaraman is a person who loves to learn and loves even more to teach what he learnt.
Quite amazed with the concepts of networking, it eventually became his passion.
Road trips in two wheels is one another important which makes him feel alive.
He takes great satisfaction in motivating people and strongly believes in 'YOLO'.
Efficient, passionate, and engaged – these words describe Sivaraman’s outlook on Networking.
Ashwanth is a sports fanatic, passionate about Cricket and Video games in particular. Whether he is at a game, hanging out with friends, or hard at work, he brings enthusiasm and intensity into everything he does. He has carried over the focus and dedication of playing cricket for 4 years in college to his efforts in pursuing and building strong relationships with clients.
Prior to Network Geek, he spent one year working for a large value added reseller learning the ins and outs of the technology world. He is super excited about leading the new wave of change in the world of commerce.
Deva likes to observe. And then apply scientific discipline to understanding those observations. When he's done observing, he usually gets on a motorbike and drives off to explore the real world. He works with Network Geek on Weekends and spends his weekdays in ThoughtWorks, Chennai. He is crazy about Linux and Server Administration.
Deva spend a lot of time reading and consuming media. This helps him gain deep insights about things around and evolves him into a stronger and purer soul.
Prasanth is a Sports aficionado who likes to believe the world is not bounded by boundaries. Apparently he also believes in putting everything learnt in life to work. After his previous stint with YuMe he wanted to burn his hands in a domain that was new yet challenging and thus destiny landed him here.
In his free time Prasanth listens to music and likes to review movies. A thing or two to get the movie people exciting.
Sandeep is someone who just doesn’t give up when it comes to making his students understand the concepts. He is a young and vibrant trainer who’s highly passionate towards networking. He love mentoring students and is highly satisfied with what he does. Sandeep is a keen observer who’s got an intense desire for learning stuffs.
That being said, he mingles well with people and one never gets bored by his company. His openness helps him connect well with the students, almost instantly and make them feel comfortable.
Srikumar is a down-to-earth person who is idealistic only when it comes to networking. He's always willing to go the extra mile for
learning concepts concerned with networks. In Network Geek, he is a training assistant and diligently helps students overcome difficulties in various areas. He is in an endeavor to become a network administrator in one of the leading networking companies.
All this being said, he is a football fanatic and a cricket lover, in short, a sports enthusiast. He also indulges in cyber gaming wherein he has proclaimed many prestigious triumphs.
Sharath is not someone who does things just for the sake of doing it. If he doesn't like something, he just keeps it aside right away. Networking is something which he loves and passionate about and that delineate's all of it. In Network Geek, he is a training assistant and diligently helps students overcome difficulties in various areas.
He likes networking, so he doesn't care about the distance it takes him to learn new things. If everything goes fine, he would end up doing masters in networking field .