Kailash is a hobbyist software developer who released his first FOSS project in 2002 while in school; bMachine, a blogging platform. He obtained a PhD in Artificial Intelligence in 2010. Over the last decade, he has been the CTO at Zerodha, now India’s largest stock broking firm.
Zerodha has a FOSS program and fund that supports FOSS projects that it uses. In 2020, he co-founded the FOSS United Foundation, a non-profit organisation that supports the FOSS ecosystem in India. He writes software and works on his hobby projects on a daily basis, and has a concerning level of addiction to tinkering and getting involved in new projects.
Kailash Nadh has been a guest on 1 episode.
Episode 153: Kailash Nadh and the FOSS United Foundation
February 10th, 2023 | 42 mins 29 secs
Kailash talks about his work as CTO running the FOSS program at Zerodha, and about his non-profit FOSS United Foundation which supports FOSS in India