Pipal Academy

Pipal Academy is a collective of experienced technologists, who care deeply about the art of software development. We offer in-depth courses on niche technical topics.

We regularly conduct public workshops and also offer on site corporate trainings. Our courses are targeted at professional software developers and we make sure they are hands-on and interactive. Very often the participants finish our courses with lot of excitement and joy of learning.

Amit Kapoor

Amit Kapoor teaches the craft of telling visual stories with data. He conducts workshops and trainings on Data Science in Python and R, as well as on Data Visualisation topics. His background is in strategy consulting having worked with AT Kearney in India, then with Booz & Company in Europe and more recently for startups in Bangalore. He did his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Delhi and PGDM (MBA) from IIM, Ahmedabad.

Anand Chitipothu

Anand has been crafting beautiful software since a decade and half. He’s now building a data science platform, rorodata, which he recently co-founded. He regularly conducts advanced programming courses through Pipal Academy. He is co-author of web.py, a micro web framework in Python. He has worked at Strand Life Sciences and Internet Archive.

Bargava Subramanian

Bargava is a practicing Data Scientist. He has 14 years of experience delivering business analytics solutions to Investment Banks, Entertainment Studios and High-Tech companies. He has given talks and conducted workshops on Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Optimization in Python and R. He has a Masters in Statistics from University of Maryland, College Park, USA. He is an ardent NBA fan.

Noufal Ibrahim

Noufal Ibrahim is the founder of Hamon Technologies, a services firm based in Kozhikode that specialises in infrastructure, automation and analytics solutions. He has more than ten years of experience in architecting, building and automating software systems. He also runs Lycaeum, a platform to mentor young engineers. He is the founder of PyCon India and the chair of the first two editions of the conference. He has worked at Cisco, Synopsis and Internet Archive.

Ramakrishnan Muthukrishnan

Ramakrishnan is a systems programmer with over 15 years of experience. He offers a course on the C programming language. He has made contributions to various projects and tinkers with functional programming in his free time.

Vikrant Patil

Vikrant has over 12 years of experience in crafting software solutions. He has worked on diverse areas like Computational Fluid Dynamics, mathematical algorithms for bioinformatics, network-based license servers etc. He has worked at Strand Life Sciences and DRDO. He has a Masters in Computational Science from Indian Institute of Science.