Chaitanya Gupta

Gurgaon, India
[email protected]
lisper.in

Summary

With over a decade of experience – ranging from junior developer to managing a large technology team – I bring a diverse set of skills to the table. I can help bootstrap new projects, grow and mentor a team of developers, or manage large projects.

I have managed mobile app development and server side teams. I have experience in various technology platforms including Cocoa Touch (Objective-C), C, Python/Django, Java, Common Lisp and Javascript.

Linkedin
Github

Work History

North

Co-founder and CTO
onwards

North is an early stage startup designed to help teams focus on outcomes over output. The key idea behind this is to use OKRs to align work done with the vision and goals of an organization (in other words, align work done with an organization's true North).

Instazen

Consultant
onwards
instazen.com

I work as a part-time consultant with Instazen, where we are building cutting-edge software to help companies solve major problems in recruiting, on-boarding and resource management so that they can focus on their core operations.

My primary responsibility at Instazen is to manage and scale up the backend team.

deftask

Founder
onwards
deftask.com

deftask is a task management app for teams. I designed, developed and maintain the service. Its salient features are:

Directi

Engineering Manager, CTO
directi.com

I was with Directi for 8½ years; during this time I worked on a variety of projects and in various roles.

Cleartrip

Software Developer, Tech Lead
cleartrip.com

I joined Cleartrip as a fresher from college, where I worked on the flight search backend, which was written in Common Lisp.

Open Source

I have developed and maintain a few open source projects on Github (chaitanyagupta). A few of them are listed below.

Essays

I write about programming and technology on lisper.in. A few select essays are included below:

Education

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.)

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala
Specialization
Electronics & Communication