Dr. Shridhar Shukla
Co-Founder and MD, kPoint Technologies
Co-Founder Director and Board Chairman, GS Lab
Shridhar is the co-founder and MD of kPoint Technologies – an innovative video platform helping businesses become more “visual” in their communications. kPoint was incubated at GS Lab, which Shridhar co-founded in 2003. GS Lab, a technology developer with 1000+ engineers, provides smart software solutions to companies worldwide.
Prior to founding of GS Lab, Shridhar was associated with Persistent Systems as their Director & Chief Operating Officer helping it achieve 25-fold growth over 8 years. Prior to Persistent Systems, he served as a faculty member at the US Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, where he carried out applied research in distributed computing funded by the NSF, US Navy, and Unisys.
Shridhar has advised more than 20 Masters and PhD students and has published extensively in the area of parallel processing, distributed computing, multicast protocols, routing and directory services.
Shridhar holds a Ph. D. in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University (1990), an M.S. from Virginia Tech in VLSI (1985) and a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Bombay, India (1983). He has served as the Chairman of IITB Alumni Association. He is a 2007 Distinguished Service Award recipient from IIT Bombay.