Vikas is the co-founder and software craftsman at Inphina. In his 15+ years of experience he has become a recognized speaker, mentor, and practitioner in the software industry. Vikas is a technologist at heart and is never too far away from the keyboard. He blogs, has presented at various Technology conferences and written articles on Software development on ‘Agile Journal’ and ‘The Server Side’. He is an Agile Editor on InfoQ.com where he posts weekly about the latest and greatest in the community. Vikas has a Masters in Software Systems from BITS, Pilani, B.Tech in Computer Engineering and a degree in Business Administration. He has worked with several big system integrators like IBM, Mastek and Sapient. He was the driving force behind two startups Solutions Inc. and Xebia India which went on to become successful in their respective domains.