Technologist. Dy Chairman, Singapore IT Standards Committee
An open-source evangelist & experienced ethical technologist with a demonstrated history of working in the technology industry for over 30 years. Harish is skilled in Enterprise Architecture and Virtualization and augmented skills in International Arbitration, Internet security and Open-Source Metrics (chaoss.community) which help to roll up to being a Tech Ethicist.
He has also been the Global Head, Community Architecture and Leadership at RedHat, where his group worked with the greater open source community, to engage, in the APAC region, with government and C-level executives on issues around open standards, open data & open source. These conversations also covered how governments and corporations can adopt the open source ethos and practices - inner sourcing - that have proven to be vastly superior in arriving at IT solutions that's driving disruption everywhere.
He holds a MSEE from Oregon State University and is a Fellow of the Singapore Computer Society. In 2013, he was named Distinguished Partner by SPRING Singapore, the national standards and quality agency in Singapore. He is also an elected member of Board of Trustees of the Internet Society and a Fellow at the Institution of Engineers, Singapore.