Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Swatantra is a Citizen Development evangelist, a technologist and researcher. He does software development, software architecture, server administration and project management. When he's not writing software, he enjoys building web entities and servers, reading about and working with new technologies and trying to get his friends to make the move to open source software. He has written, co-written and published many articles in international journals on various domains/topics including Open Source, Networks, Computer Organization, Mobile Technologies and Business Intelligence. He made a proposal for an information management system at University level during graduation days.
Swatantra has been involved in planning, implementing and building applications for enterprises in various domains across the globe from Canada and Australia and everything in between. From launching and running a development & web hosting business as a youngster to various digital ventures, his professional experience has been shaped through an entrepreneurial spirit and keen ability to take a product from inception to delivery.
He is a web expert having roots in open source with a wide range of technical knowledge, a keen solution instinct and an uncanny intuition for creating successful strategies. He has a track record of success in management, operation, and technical strategies.