Shankar serves as the Associate Director of Application Administration for the Smarter Balanced suite of open source applications. In this position, Shankar collaborates with external software vendors to operationalize various test packaging and delivery applications hosted on the cloud.
Prior to joining Smarter Balanced, Shankar has worked in a variety of software engineering and technical program management roles at Hewlett Packard, and McGraw Hill Education. Shankar has master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Michigan State University, and business from Santa Clara University.
Shankar lives in Carmel with his wife and daughter, and enjoys running/hiking in the Monterey Bay area.