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Kedar Kekan

Entrepreneur, Software Engineer, Innovator

About Me

Diligent and accomplished technical leader in the software product industry. I come with a strong background in building cloud-native products in cybersecurity, and network systems. I like to design solutions and solve challenging problems with a customer focus.


Before co-founding Airavana, I worked with organizations like Qualys, Cisco, GE, RedHat, Verizon, Platform9, Aricent in various technical and leadership roles. I hold multiple publications and a patent. I am an alumnus of Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS, Pilani), Pune Institute of Computer Technology (PICT, Pune), and Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS, Mumbai). I am also a Fellow at Startup Leadership Program.

  • Name Kedar Kekan
  • Education BE, MS, MBA
  • Designation Co-Founder & CTO - Airavana, Inc.
  • Experience 14+ Years
  • Country INDIA
  • Location Pune, India
  • e-mail kedar@kekan.net
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  • Education

  • MBA In Business Management (Pursuing) - NMIMS, Mumbai

    SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai 2021 - Present

    Masters of Business Administration In Business and General Management.

  • MS In Software Systems - BITS, Pilani

    Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani 2009 - 2011

    Master of Science in Software Systesm.

  • BE In Electronics & Telecommunications - PICT, Pune

    Pune Institute of Computer Technology, Pune (Savitribai Phule Pune University, formerly University of Pune) 2004 - 2008

    Bachelors of Engineering In Electronics & Telecommunications.

  • Experience

  • Co-Founder & CTO - Airavana Inc.

    2020 - Present

    Airavana is an AI-powered cloud platform for data privacy and data security for cloud applications.

  • Fellow - SLP

    2020 - Present

    Fellow at Startup Leadership Program

  • Engineering Lead & Software Engineer - Platform Systems

    2019 - 2020
  • Principal Software Engineer - Qualys

    2018 - 2019
  • Senior Software Engineer - Redhat

    2017 - 2018
  • Lead Software Engineer - Cisco Systems

    2015 - 2017
  • Lead Member of Technical Staff - Verizon Labs

    2014 - 2015
  • Systems Software Specialist - GE Healthcare

    2010 - 2014
  • Senior Software Engineer - Aricent

    2008 - 2010
  • Project Engineer - e-Infochips

    2007 - 2008

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