Completed 5 years as professional

On 24th March 2013 I have completed 5 years as professional in Software industry. It has been an exciting journey for me. I moved from one city to another, worked on different kind of projects, with different kinds of teams. I learnt and explored lot in these 5 years.

So far my 5 years of journey is like below,


Even though I was placed from college campus due to late joining date I was jobless for almost 9 months. However I had fun searching jobs on streets of Bangalore. Running behind buses, standing in long queues, and giving resume to security personals at company’s gates. These 9 months gave me different experience and I learnt to survive.

On 24th March 2008 I joined UST Global in beautiful city Trivandrum. UST Global turned best company for me as fresher and I learnt everything there. After UST Global I joined Infosys in Pune. Both UST Global and Infosys added great values to my professionalism and helped me to attain my career best. My managers at both companies were very supportive and great motivator.

On 2nd July 2012 I joined Telerik as Customer Advocate in Gurgaon. This is the job I always wanted to do. In this job I develop, teach, interact and write. I love my job here.


I love to share my learning. In order to share my learning I started blogging. I wrote my first blog posts on 20th November 2008. So far I have authored 750 + blog posts on various technologies.

My journey in blogging has been like below,


I am aspired to take my blogging to next level in coming years and author some book


I love to speak and share my knowledge in community and various platform. In these 5 years I got many chances to present on various topic in different cities of India.

My speaking journey has been as follows,


I am excited that I would be speaking in various bigger events in coming years.

Awards and Recognitions

In this journey I got many recognition also. I got awarded as Microsoft MVP, C-SharpCorner MVP and Telerik MVP.

My Awards and Recognitions journey has been as follows


Time has been changing so the aspirations and me. Find below How I was in 2008 and now in 2013.


I am committed and aspired to work harder and take myself to next level of professionalism. Thanks everyone for all the help and support.

10 responses to “Completed 5 years as professional”

  1. Congrats DJ for completing 5 years as professional… You reminded my struggling period as a job seeker. 🙂

  2. good to see such huge improvement in ur professional career. This share motivated me too 😀

  3. Good to see such huge improvement in your professional career. This share motivated me too 😀

  4. Congratulations on achieving so much in your first 5 years. I think in 2013, you can achieve even more of ou our dreams.

  5. Dhananjay Kumar

    Thank you so much Julie. You are the one who inspires people like me


  6. Dhananjay Kumar


  7. Dhananjay Kumar

    Thanks Rajneesh


  8. Dhananjay Kumar

    Thanks Jalpesh


  9. DJ,You look more young than in 2008 🙂

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