Shankar oversees all technical aspects of the Guru.com platform, including its critical product development and IT infrastructure. His success started early with the establishment of multi-shore development teams as Vice President of Product Development with SEEC Inc. (now a division of Polaris Software). Shankar has since developed software products ranging from customizable enterprise solutions to off-the-shelf products for niche markets. His background includes extensive experience in product development, enterprise software, business development and management. Shankar served as President of Jarus Technologies, a company he helped co-found to bring innovative service offerings to insurance carriers. He holds an M.S. in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Karnatak University, India.
When he isn't focusing on work, Shankar enjoys playing tennis and racquetball. He has also taken a keen liking to classical music and even plays the violin. He used to be part of a group called Big World that played several shows locally.