I am Nandan, And you probably know me as a The Techie who "hacked" an Airline to retrieve his luggage
I am a full-time Software Engineer, Tech Speaker, and mentor. I enjoy talking about Web Development, Machine Learning, Natural language Processing, Machine learning Accelerated Mobile Pages, Progressive Web Apps, Cybersecurity, Chatbots, etc.
My claim to fame was when I posted a series of tweets on Twitter about data privacy issues on an airline’s website and the tweet got viral for all the good reasons. The story was covered by all major media portals all around the world including BBC, Saudi Gazette, Times of India, Boing Boing, Lallantop etc. and I have been interviewed by some major radio channels and podcasts.
In my free time, I like to indulge myself in activities like Photography, Gardening, Snooker, or Boxing. I am a proud owner of many plants, I sometimes talk to them (mostly pep talks).
Being a Senior Software Developer in the R & D team, I am responsible for developing and debugging features of the product. I am currently leading the Natural language Processing Project.
Worked on overall UI facelift of the product along with multiple fonts and multiple color palette support; Successfully led the Dark mode implementation for the product; Built and enhanced widgets like Pie Chart, Gauge Chart, KPI, etc.
Implemented and integrated (client and server side) TLS1.2 for services i.e. Redis, R-serve, Thrift and Hbase; Also worked File upload feature modernization, default landing workspace and Online Meetings UI and middleware (Web Api).
My role at SapientRazorfish included developing and maintaining websites for different clients like Rogers, Nissan, LCBO etc.
Role was to build features for Rogers and LCBO.
Presented a talk on Accelerated Mobile Pages and Progressive Web Apps
Worked with Python Django to build E-commerce solutions
Completed B.E. in Computer Science and Engineering from prestigious PES University under VTU.
A quick link to some of my blogs
Around 3 months back, I tweeted a thread to a famous airline in India, pointing out some flaws in their data security...