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Arun Karthik


Arun Karthik Mynepalli hails from India and is an Electrical and Electronics Engineering graduate of the prestigious university-BITS Pilani. He started his career as a Technical-Marketing Co-op in the Silicon Valley at Cypress Semiconductors, San Jose – USA (Now Infineon), and then worked as a Design Engineer at Freescale Semiconductors, Noida – India (Now NXP). To understand and solve the grassroots-level problems of society, he spent the next few years of his career in the social sector as a Fellow at Teach For India, which is part of the global Teach For All network, and as a Manager at NASSCOM Foundation. In these roles, he worked on the improvement of education and digital literacy in low-income communities in Hyderabad and the Telangana region of India. He later moved back to the technical world of product development in IoT and Cloud-Engineering and currently works as a Regional Integrations Lead at Darwinbox, a leading provider of cloud-based Human Resources Management Software (HRMS). In this role, he oversees the solutions and implementation of integrations for Darwinbox’s clients by understanding their IT landscape.

Arun loves travel, adventure, and photography. He has traveled extensively in India and has completed numerous treks in the Himalayas. He loves to experience the rich cultural diversity that the world offers. He has completed basic levels in the languages – Spanish and German and has completed the basic level in the dance form Salsa. As an art-lover, he pursues numismatics as a serious hobby. He has a library at home, his favorite books being “Genesis” by Sebastião Salgado and “Leonardo Da Vinci” by Frank Zöllner. He strongly believes in the protection and preservation of wildlife and the natural heritage of our planet. He considers this to be one of his life’s missions and is strongly committed to it.