In addition, Prakash has been a founding member of the energy analytics startup, Firstfuel Software. At Firstfuel he held leadership roles in product engineering and product management organizations. Prakash has played technical leadership roles at a mobile startup, Quattro Wireless (acquired by Apple), a software configuration management company, mValent Inc. (acquired by Oracle) and Fidelity Investments. In his early career, Prakash worked as a research engineer and manager at world renowned AT&T Bell Laboratories. Prakash holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering from Sardar Patel University (India) and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology. Prakash is also a certified AWS Professional Architect.