DevFest 2020 brings together thousands of developers globally for the largest virtual weekend of community-led technical learning and a shared passion for Google technologies on October 16-18. For DevFest 2020, Google Developer Groups are coming together in a whole new way - virtually over one weekend. This global moment empowers developers to teach, learn, and connect when they may need it the most.
Find more about the event: https://gdg.community.dev/devfest/
GDG Kathmandu DevFest 2020 will be organized on Oct 17 and 18, 2020. GDG Kathmandu organizing team is in process of finalizing the details. The event will be open through the website https://gdg.community.dev/gdg-kathmandu.
GDG Kathmandu DevFest 2020 plans to include multiple sessions and workshops each day. The event will feature sessions on google technologies, like Flutter, Ads/Analytics, Android/Kotlin, ML, Tensorflow, and many more. In addition to that, we also plan to host interesting sessions on UI/UX, Design, Blockchain, Security, Inclusion and such.
More information will be posted soon. Stay tuned!
Leapfrog Technology Inc.
Product Design Manager
Director of Product Management
Karkhana Pvt. Ltd.
Co-Founder and CTO
Google Developer Expert(GDE) in Cloud Platform
Sparrow Pay Pvt. Ltd. (Khalti)
Senior Mobile Developer
Thulo Technology Pvt.Ltd
Executive Director of Brand Management
VP, Product Innovations
Women Leaders in Technology
Co-founder and Program Lead
Girls in Tech - Nepal
Abhash has been professionally working as a designer since 2005. He has worked as Art Director in an advertising agency and helped launch a dozen of products in Nepal. He has helped more than 50 startups and products on visual branding, marketing strategy, online and mobile existence. He has been focusing mostly on the UX, CX, and IxD after graduating in computer science. After launching and failing his own products and startups, he has been working as a Product Design Manager at Leapfrog Technology Inc. He has been practicing enterprise-level application design, leading, consulting, preaching design thinking, and managing the design team at Leapfrog. He is also engaged in solving organization level problems using design thinking technique to enhance workflow within the company.
Abhash also founded the Graphic Designers' Community of Nepal, the one and only active designer's community. He is also a keen musician and his band won All Nepal's Band competition 13 years back.
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/abhashthapa
Dribbble - https://dribbble.com/abhash
Mashhood leads the engineering team at Sastaticket.pk. He enjoys building awesome products and working with open source technologies. He is also an active developer community member, is currently serving as a Google Developer Expert. He is often seen speaking at conferences and mentoring different startups.
LinkedIn - http://linkedin.com/in/mashhoodr
Uday Kumar is a Product Management leader in the FinTech/Banking domain and is a Payments GDE. He has a diverse set of experience having worked in F500, Top Management Consulting, Non-Profits, and Startup organizations. He has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Engineering and Business Management from leading US universities. Uday is passionate about diversity, inclusion, and authenticity. Currently, at Capital One, he leads the card authorization platform teams that are building modern, cloud-native decisioning systems that process millions of transactions worth billions of dollars each day. He enjoys public speaking, blogging, and mentoring on all things product, innovation, and startups.
LinedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/udaykumardc/
Sunoj is an educator by passion, an engineer by degree and a maker at heart. Born on Jan 22nd 1989 at Chhatre Deurali, Dhading. As an engineer turned educator, he has taken a unique approach of integrating making with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Design, and Mathematics) and 21st-century skills (Creativity, Communication, Collaboration and Critical Thinking).
He is the Head Teacher and one of the co-founders of Karkhana (from 2013 till now). He is the founding member and former president of Robotics Association of Nepal. He is also the founding member of Google Developers Group. He is also a member of Google Educator Group after COVID 19 pandemic.
He has presented his work at 9th International Conference on Communities & Technology conference on 3-7 June 2019, organized by TU Wien, in Vienna, Austria. He recently presented a paper at the Second International Conference in Quality Education, (ICQE) organized by Rato Bangala Foundation from 24-26 August 2019 on the theme of “Ensuring Learner Centered Education”
Murat Yener is a Developer Advocate for Android at Google. Murat has been an Android Developer back to Froyo, worked on wearable and other form factor Android devices. He is a code geek, open source committer, Java Champion and the author of Expert Android Studio and Professional Java EE Design Patterns books.
Prashil is a programming enthusiast. Solving a problem with a program is his go-to hobby (if you can call it that!). The only thing he enjoys more than programming is Football!
Aawaz is a Flutter developer running a company which primarily work on Flutter. He has been working on mobile development for about 6 years now.
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aawaz/
Nijel is a senior software engineer at Cotiviti and CTO at Seed Innovations with 5 years experience of building data-intensive applications. Nijel Specializes in data analytics and building frameworks for big data applications. He is an AI evangelist and believes that AI will change the world for better.
Khadga Bahadur Shrestha is a Software Developer having more than 3 years programming and application development experience mainly focused on clean code test-driven development.
LinedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kodega2016/
Dipti is a Computer Science Graduate and a Developer. She’s working remotely at Magnet, and is also an alumni at Women Leaders in Technology, and President at Nepali Women in Computing. She enjoys some good food and good books every now and then, and finds joy in learning languages, programming and non.
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/diptigautam/
Arjan is the Executive Director of Brand Management at Gurkha Technology. He has worked for the past ten years in the IT industry and is an expert in Digital Marketing.
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Aarzan/
Manshi, a software engineer by profession, started off as backend developer and then became Fullstack. Now she mostly works as DevOps and Software Architect. She likes to play with new technologies and implement them.
Beside work, she loves to travel and occasionally sneak out for hiking and trekking to reconnect with nature. She is a voracious reader too who likes to delve into the myriad of topics related to science and technology to spirituality, religious scriptures, human civilization, the origin of species to cosmology and origin of the universe.
Anjan Shrestha is a designer by profession and a photography enthusiast. He is a co-founder and Vice President of Product Innovations at Young Innovations Pvt. Ltd. and a part-time lecturer at Kathmandu College of Management where he facilitates Design Thinking classes.
Apart from designing, he leads a team of designers at his firm, supervises projects, and is involved in communicating with the clients. He has more than a decade of experience in UI/UX designing with involvement in more than 100 projects.
He has been a speaker at various seminars and meet-ups on designing and design thinking; and has conducted design sessions at a number of colleges.
YouTube - http://youtube.com/mranjhero
Instagram - http://instagram.com/anjhero
LinkedIn - http://linkedin.com/in/anjhero/
Akita is a Software Engineer with a passion for programming. She is currently working at Young Innovations and develops high-end web applications for governmental and non-governmental organizations. Her goto stack is Laravel, Postgres and Vue.JS/React.JS.
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/akita.nakarmi
She is co-founder and program lead of Women Leaders in Technology, started upon realizing the value of mentorship, and exposure to opportunities through her own experience. She is actively engaged in tech communities as co-organizer of Google Developers Group GDG Kathmandu, and Women Techmakers Kathmandu Ambassador. She is a member and alumna of Women LEAD Nepal. She is also a member of the US Embassy Youth Council 2016-17 in Nepal, and she is promoting technology as a tool for solving problems.
She comes from a hardware engineering background, with experience in IoT and projects related to educational tools development. She is enthusiastic about interdisciplinary approaches to technology and likes to keep herself occupied with works which involve technology, creative computing, arts, and design.
Shivani Chhetri, a computer engineer and co-founder of Women Leaders in Technology, is currently working as a backend developer at Yellow Nepal. On the long run, she aspires to become a successful businesswoman in the wearable sector. She has always been seeking for a new change in the technology field and how she can improve the sector for society.
Sumi is a Computer Science graduate and a Digital Strategist. She’s working at Digital Hive and is also an alumni at Women Leaders in Technology. She is a tech enthusiast and loves learning and writing about new things every now and then.
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sumiprajapati/
Bandana is currently working as QA Manager at Keela. She enjoys learning about product management, product quality, and HCD/design-related things.
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/bandanaasingh/
Shristi Shrestha is a final year student pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering at Pulchowk Campus, IOE. She is a technology enthusiast who likes to engage in the community. She works as a volunteer Event Manager at Girls in Tech – Nepal, the Nepal chapter of Girls in Tech, a global non-profit organization focused on the engagement, education, and empowerment of women in technology. Also, she is the Marketing Director at LOCUS, a non-profit organization under the umbrella of Pulchowk Campus run by student representatives from the Departments of Computer, Electrical, and Electronics Engineering.
Young Innovations Pvt. Ltd.
Tech Logistic Lead
Women Leaders in Technology
Women Leaders in Technology
GDG Organizer/ WTM Ambassador