Author - Vishwastam Shukla

Vishwastam Shukla is CTO at HackerEarth, graduated from the Indian Institute Of Information Technology, he started his career as an intern at Amazon as Software Development Engineer. Rising through the ranks to become a software development manager and site leader at Amazon in 2013, Vishwastam is known to be a hands-on leader. He spent several years building large-scale distributed payment systems and related web services at Amazon, his team was responsible for launching Pay with Amazon in Germany and UK markets. Post his stint at Amazon, he joined MoveInSync as the head of technology, where he was responsible for leading the engineering organization and re-architecting a monolith application into a webscale platform. After an association with MoveInSync for 4 years, he moved to MEAWW as the director of engineering and product. He was responsible for evolving the Ad Tech strategy to build an industry-leading yield platform for 300 million monthly impressions with the help of partners like Facebook, Google, Amazon, etc. In 2019 he joined HackerEarth to lead the engineering team, he likes to follow startups. His other interests include design thinking, photography, and music. He believes art pervades into everything that's science. One just needs to look deep enough.