Decent at Math and loves Physics, a right-brainer who loves being creative and that ended-him-up choosing Programming as his day-job. He loves what he does!
Gopal S Akshintala is currently a Lead Software Engineer at Salesforce, working on Scaling Backend Systems for Revenue Cloud.
He is a passionate developer and loves being an Influencer & Mentor in the dev community through his Blog-posts, International Tech-Talks, Social-media and Open-Source. He authored an Open-Source Validation framework for JVM, Vador
He started as an Android Developer and switched to the server-side as a Full-Stack Developer (Backend - Kotlin, Java | Frontend - React Js). Wearing multiple hats, aided him to perceiving Patterns, Solutions, and Trade-offs. He is a practitioner of Domain-Driven Design(DDD) and Clean Architecture. A massive fan of Test-Driven Development(TDD). He believes Expressive Code is fun and profitable, which enthused him towards Functional Programming(FP). He’s a language geek, currently fluent in Kotlin, Java.
In addition to his Software Engineering experience, he gains more experiences-per-year by open-source collaborations & contributions, active participation in the Dev discussions, and Speaking at User Groups and Conferences. He loves being on Stage, as a Singer (SoundCloud | Youtube) and a Tech-Speaker and writes about Nature & Life.