A passionate software engineer & educator, Dheeru has around 15 years of experience developing innovative software for start-ups in silicon valley and elsewhere. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Louisiana at Lafayette (USA). He is currently the CTO & Principal Instructor at his EdTech start-up, Semantic Square, through which he is involved in building World-class engineers. He is an experienced on-line instructor and has taught tens of thousands of students across the globe. In 2018, Udemy rated Dheeru as one of their top 10% most engaging instructors (from over 40k instructors). His engineering expertise includes developing complex Web data integration & mining software with Java as the main programming tool. Coming from start-up world, he also has extensive end-to-end experience in developing Web applications using technologies such as Spring, Hibernate, MySQL, and Solr.
Dheeru is passionate about developing products that are easy-to-use, intelligent, and well-architected. Writing well-crafted code that follows best design practices is of utmost importance to him. He brings the same level of passion and completeness to his teaching.