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He was worked around 8 years in IT field with Hewlett-Packard as a Free Software consultant in Bangalore and Cupertino, and as Senior System Administrtor at RedHat in Pune.
Praveen is a debian developer and started the debian-diaspora project, which is aimed at making diaspora easy to be installed on debian based systems. He maintains quite a few packages for diaspora. He is also a huge fan and advocate of #freesoftware, #privacy and freedom of #speech.
He is also a mentor to the #GSoC program under Swathanthra Malayalam Computing and through #SMC and other #FOSS Communities, he have inspired many to follow the path of #freedom and #opensource. He is one of the guys who initially had the idea to save and run a campaign for the same. He also conducts computer classes along with his friends at a school in Pandav Nagar, #pune and teach domestic workers of Shramik Mahila Morcha as part of #pirate #computer center of Pirate Party of India.
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