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The TechKraft Podcast

By Ravi Mandal
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#10 DevOps and Infrastructure Strategies

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#19 Data Sciene, Big Data, and Machine Learning in Finland
Rachhek Shrestha is a Data scientist and Full-stack developer at Futurice, a digital engineering company in Helsinki, Finland. At Futurice he is working with big data, machine learning, and integrating systems to industry 4.0. He shares his experience on the high level of engineering Finland is applying and how Futurice is implementing such smart technologies to enhance productivity. He also delves into custom search engines, data privacy, Finnish work culture, and much more. Watch full video Host : Ravi Mandal    Guest: Rachhek Shrestha   TechKraft Inc
February 18, 2022
#18 Application Performance Management, Scaling Applications and VMWare
Ronak Zala is a performance engineer at VMware, California. At the Silicon Valley tech giant, he has developed various microservice applications from scratch. His Cloud JVM Profiling Service for distributed micro-service architectures is currently being applied at scale for monitoring and analysis at VMware’s vCenter. He shares his fascinating journey as a software developer at VMware and the innovative environment which fostered his growth as a programmer. He also provides valuable experiences and exclusive insights about core engineering concepts including byte code manipulation, APMs, stack overflow, heap analysis, fixing memory leaks, low overhead memory management for optimizing CPU cycles, quantum computing, AHM-64, and much more. Watch Full Video Host : Ravi Mandal    Guest: Ronak Zala  TechKraft Inc
January 10, 2022
#17 Holiday/ Hacker Season Special: Complete Guide to Organizational Cybersecurity #xmas #newyears
The holiday season is here, with Christmas right around the curb. However, beneath the celebrations lurk cybercriminals targeting businesses that are often under-staffed or hectic during the holidays causing record numbers of data breaches each year.   To keep the festive spirit merry, we have invited: Santosh Sharma, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Eminence Ways to share his vast insights on how to protect yourself and your business from cyberattacks. He gives a case-by-case overview of global threat presence from social engineering, ransomware, and DDoS attacks to how organizations can secure their data with skilled ethical hackers, logical processes, and much more on everything cybersecurity.      Watch Full Video  Host : Ravi Mandal Guest: Santosh Sharma TechKraft Inc
December 24, 2021
#16 Bringing Big Tech to Nepal
Karvika Thapa is the Founder and CEO of Kimbu Tech, a business offshoring company which provides software and support services to companies in Israel and USA. She shares her experience of life in the global tech hub of Israel. Her efforts have established confidence between Nepal’s talent market with tech giants in US and Israel. She also talks about meeting competitive expectations in the global marketplace, promoting women in Nepalese tech, role of universities and investors, and much more to bring a thriving technology ecosystem to Nepal. Watch Full Video Host : Ravi Mandal Guest: Karvika Thapa TechKraft Inc
December 17, 2021
#15 The Automation and Human elements of HR
Yogina Shakya, is an HR Consultant at Dayone HR, a business transformation firm that helps companies around the world streamline their HR processes. She shares with us insights into the value of automating traditional HR duties, freeing up the role of HR into a more people-oriented role for building a productive workspace. She also speaks on key topics such as remote work, scaling work culture, the hiring process, employee reviews, and much more. Watch Full Video: Host : Ravi Mandal Guest: Yogina Shakya TechKraft Inc
December 10, 2021
#14 Working with Hyperscalers in Global Tech Giants
Satya Shrestha is a Multi-Cloud Solutions Architect at VMware, Sydney, Australia. His expertise spans multiple Hyperscalers which include AWS, GCP, Azure, OCVS, and Ali-Cloud. Starting his career from Nepal he has worked in many global tech giants including IBM, DELL, and AWS. He shares his journey as a Cloud Architect experiencing the big tech work culture and how they manage their operations. Discover all about expanding your career as a Cloud Architect and the benefits of building skills and knowledge on multiple cloud-based platforms.      Watch Full Video: Host : Ravi Mandal    Guest: Satya Shrestha TechKraft Inc
December 03, 2021
Nepal: The Best Outsourcing Tech Hub
Jeff Handy is the COO and Co-founder of Seva Development, a Software development and QA Engineering company based in USA and Nepal. He talks about his 5 years of experience on working alongside Nepali developers and engineers as well as the unique case of Seva development as a start-up which began operation from a remote village in Lamjung. He also shares his thoughts on the American view of outsourcing to Nepal and the potential of Nepal to become a leading hub for outsourcing and Innovation.  Full Video: Host : Ravi Mandal    Guest: Jeff Handy  TechKraft Inc
October 08, 2021
#12 Career in Product / Project Management
Bishal Vaidya is a Product & Operation Manager at Introcept Nepal. He shares his experience and insights to deliver projects and lead teams in this Podcast . He draws on his experience from Software Engineer to Product Manager to explore how project managers create value in surprising places. His  perspectives on project management, its uses, its challenges, its changes and its future will help up-skill the new comers in the field of Project/Product Manger to be more effective as a leader and project manager. Full Video: Host: Ravi Mandal    Guest: Bishal Vaidya   TechKraft Inc
October 01, 2021
#10 DevOps and Infrastructure Strategies
Raju Dawadi is a DevOps Architect with many years of experience in his portfolio. He has worked with multiple companies in Nepal and abroad to build their infrastructure and enable developers to deploy their applications to different servers. He shares his experience of his journey and different ways on what DevOps Engineers need to focus on. Full Video: Host : Ravi Mandal  Guest: Raju Dawadi
September 08, 2021
#9 Envisioning Nepal as a next Tech Events Hub
Amit co-founded Namaste Kathmandu with a vision of organizing various tech events in Nepal. He and his team successfully organized Mobile Monday, Dribble Meetup, Regional Scrum Gathering, ng-Conf, and other community meetups. He shares his experience, struggles about organizing events and journeys to get into this niche. Full Video: Host : Ravi Mandal  Guest: Amit Bajracharya
August 17, 2021
#8 Infrastructure Engineering in Nepal
Prashant is an Infrastructure Engineer with experience of almost a decade in the industry. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional and engages in community doing advocacy work. He shares his experience around working in infrastructure, opportunities around it and how to get started in this path. Full Video:
July 28, 2021
#7 Core Software Engineering and Career Path
Geshan works as Lead Software Engineer at a company in Australia. He has been working as an individual contributor in the team and focuses more on core engineering. He shares his learnings and experiences with us in this podcast and talk about roles as lead software engineer, clean code and microservices. He highlights that moving to a managerial position is not a promotion but a career change and also explains about mentoring and coaching. Full Video: #7 Software Engineering and staying technical - YouTube Host : Ravi Mandal  Guest: Geshan Manandhar
July 21, 2021
#6 Silicon Valley to Kathmandu Valley
Prashish returned to Nepal after completing his post graduation and working at a startup. He shares his experience of silicon valley as a professional and student and also the shift of mindset he got during his stay in the USA. He returned to Nepal with a vision to build strong engineering teams and products from Nepal.    He is currently Chief Technology Officer at Innovate Tech, Nepal.   Full Video: Host : Ravi Mandal Guest: Prashish Rajbhandari   
July 13, 2021
iOS Development, Apple Ecosystem and WWDC
Ashwin Shrestha, Senior Software Engineer at Outcode Software talks about iOS Development, Apple Ecosystem, and WWDC. Ashwin Shrestha | LinkedIn
June 21, 2021
System Design and Architecture
From monolithic application to serverless let's learn about system design and architecture from Shrawan Poudel, Principal Software Engineer at Insight Workshop. 
June 16, 2021
Blockchain Development 101
Bibek Poudel, CEO at Pastelsoft will talk about basics of blockchain and how to get started with blockchain development as a software engineer.  Guest: Bibek Poudel | LinkedIn
June 06, 2021
How to become a Salesforce developer?
In this episode we will discuss about Salesforce as a product, what exactly does a Salesforce developer do, trends followed in big companies and in Silicon Valley and opportunities around it.  Guest:  Diwas Poudel, Software Engineer at Salesforce. 
May 31, 2021
Scaling applications with K8S and becoming a better engineer
In this episode, we are joined by Punit Jajodia. He is Co-Founder at In this episode we will discuss, how he developed the most popular online compiler in the market right now, what were the challenges, security concerns about it and many more. Followed by a discussion on how to become a better engineer in today's competitive market. 
May 21, 2021