Our Team

Sanjeev Kumar Jaiswal (Founder and  Admin)

Sanjeev Kumar JaiswalSanjeev Jaiswal aka "Jassi"  hails form Dhanbad, Jharkhand. He is a Networking and Information security freak guy who did his B.Tech from CUSAT, Kerala in 2009. He is Currently associated with United Online, India and working on Perl environment. Prior to that he was with CSC for 2 years+.
He and his close friend Ritesh got the idea to have one common platform to make a bridge between Students and Professionals/Faculties.  As a result they founded Aliencoders, a fully nonprofit technical organization based on learning through sharing principles.

He has 4+ years IT experience in web based development technologies and keeps on learning, experimenting from his interest. He is the regular contributor in Application Reviews, Perl related blogs and forums and trying hands on information security specially system and web security.

He likes Punjabi songs very much. His favorite dish is fish curry and panipuri (also known as golgappa/fuchka/ghupchup). You can find him at http://www.aliencoders.org most of the time. He likes to hang out with friends and When he is free you can find him either in kitchen trying different dishes or with his laptop  reading articles from different technical sites. (A true netizen!)

Ritesh Kamal (Co-founder and Global Admin)

Ritesh KamalRitesh is from Patna and he had completed B.Tech in CSE from SOE, CUSAT, Kerala (2005-2009) He worked in  CSC for more than 2 years .He is a forerunner young entrepreneur and pursuing his MBA from NMIMS in 2012-2014 batch.

He is the main person behind all ideas related to publicity and promotion for this website. He also contributes articles on LINUX (real time issues) and Networking concepts.
His hobbies are cricket, traveling and blogging. Interestingly, he has recently started a book also.
He calls his blog Think like a child… open a book

And as he says, we have just started..we have bigger goals and we are here to make a difference! We surely will – at aliencoders.

Manu Zacharia (Mentor and Information Security Evangelist )

  • Manu ZachariaHe is an Information Security evangelist with more than seventeen years of professional experience.
  • He was awarded the prestigious Microsoft Most Valuable Professional – MVP award consecutively for three years (2009, 2010 and 2011) in Enterprise Security stream and also honored with the prestigious Asia Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements Award for 2010 from (ISC)² under Senior Information Security Professional Category.
  • He is the Founder of c0c0n International Hacking & Information Security Conference and also the Creator & Chief Architect of Matriux – Asia's first Security & Penetration Testing Operating System – www.matriux.com
  • He is also associated with Southern Command, Indian Army and Criminal Investigation Department(CID), Maharashtra Police for their Cyber Security training through C-DAC, ACTS.
  • He is the President of Information Security Research Association (ISRA) and an active member of Data Security Council of India, Bangalore Chapter.
  • He is CCNA,CEH,CHFI certified too.

Santosh Vishwakarma (Global Admin and PHP contributor)

Santosh VishwakarmaSantosh belongs to Dhanbad , Jharkhand and completed his MCA from IBMR, Pune in 2008.
He is currently working with Oqtave Solution as a PHP Developer. He has 5+ years IT experience in web technologies domain. He has very good knowledge in Codeigniter and Kohanaphp. He has worked on various projects like job portal, matrimonial sites , social networking sites, carpooling and shopping cart.
He is mainly involved in writing articles based on PHP , jQuery, JavaScript and related to other programming languages.

He is pure vegetarian , he likes green food very much. You can find him sitting alone in his room with laptop and trying to develop some insane (awesome) tools to ease our day today work in his leisure time.

Ranjan Pandey (Global Moderator and Share Point enthusiast)

Ranjan PandeyRanjan is from Dhanbad, Jharkhand and and currently working with Accenture as a SharePoint Consultant. Prior to that he was in Infosys.
He has done Bachelors in Computer Science from Cochin University(CUSAT), Kerala.
He has 4+ years experience and is Microsoft Certified professional.

His primary skill is Microsoft Sharepoint and other skills being asp.net,sql server and windows communication foundation.

Somnath Niyogi (Moderator and Mainframe Consultant)

Somnath NiyogiHe is Somnath Niyogi (friends like to call him "SOM)" originally from Dhanbad, Jharkhand. He is currently working as Senior Mainframe consultant in KEANE INC. in Boston, MA, USA. He has completed his B.E in Telecmmunication Engg from Bangalore in 2007. He is expertise in Mainframe technologies with novice knowledge of SAP Business Intelligence and SAP Business Objects.

He loves learning about different Technologies,cultures, diversity and languages :-).
He enjoys building websites, reading technical books , Cooking food(good at non-veg as his friend says), love meeting new people, traveling, watching movies that are funny or an inspiration etc. He has  very busy schedule for himself apart  from his work, traveling, homework, and hanging out…

Kumar Kaushik (Moderator and Mobile Technology enthusiast)

Kumar KaushikKumar Kaushik is a Bachelor degree holder in Computer Science and Engineering from Cochin University of Science and Technology. Being technically sound in programming and lab from college days he worked for Samsung Electronics in wireless protocol solution team.

He is involved in cutting edge research and development work related to multimedia on Samsung galaxy series of smartphones and tablets. With more than 2 years of R&D experience he is pursuing his MS in Computer Science from USC, California; which will be followed by PHD later(hope so).

His area of interest lies with wireless protocols, computer networking and system level programming.

Shankar Anand (3G and 4G columnist )

Shankar AnandI am Shankar Anand hails from Jamshedpur,Jharkhand and having  B.Tech degree in Electronics & Communication  from Cochin University of Science & Tech, kochi,kerala (2009 pass-out) and having 4+ years of overall experience.

I have worked for around 2 years in Alcatel-Lucent in R&D dept. During my tenure in Alcatel Lucent I have got expertise for Layer 1 in WCDMA HSPA and HSPA+ technologies.Currently I am working in Qualcomm Inc. In Qualcomm I am completely involved in LTE (4G) technology. I have an expertise in Layer 1,2and 3 of LTE(4G) technology.

I have knowledge in C,C++,PERL and UNIX and  have interest in learning new technologies and wish to do new innovations.

Prashant Prakash (Activist and Moderator)

Prashant PrakashPeople call me PP. I love exploring new places and reading books.I am currently working in SISO doing server side programming in Java .Before that i had worked in Infosys on .Net server side ,Web-service ,Rest-Service etc.
Apart from this I am fond of C-language.I love solving puzzles.

And yes i am master of none but i am not sure about jack of all trades because there are a lot of things still to explore .

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