Raj is a Java developer since 2000. He is currently working for ValueLabs LLP as Project Lead. In his day job he handles team in technical and as process guy as Scrum Master. At night he is a hacker. Works on various Java related technologies.
He founded JUGChennai on Sep 2010 and run for around 4 years. In this time he nurchered Chennai community with many events like Chennai Java Summit, JTechDay, CodeRetreat, etc
He is regular speaker in UGs like Chennai, Hyderabad, BigDataHyd, ILUGC, AIOUG Sangam '11,'12,'13, IndicThread '12 Delhi, JavaOneIndia '11,'12
He started Student Awareness Program in JUG Chennai and gave talk in 4 Colleges/Universities around Chennai namely SRM Universities, VELs Universities, VIT Universities & St. Peter’s College.
Currently he relocated to Hyderabad and leading JUGHyderabad as Leader since 2014. http://meetup.com/jughyderabad
He is one of passionate NetBeans DreamTeam members out of 3 from India.
He is a individual JCP members since 2011 and been helping various JSR like Constraint ASP, Social Media API, Money and Currency API, Units of Measurement API, CDI 2.0, Desktop | Embedded Application API.
He is Expert Group member for Money and Currency API, Unit of Measurement API and CDI 2.0 JSR
He supported Agorava and created a module for EmpireAvenue https://github.com/rajmahendra/agorava-empireavenue Currently he is working on creating module for Meetup https://github.com/rajmahendra/agorava-meetup
He is involved wiht JBoss since he started using JBoss AS. Today he is involved in JBoss Forge & Arquillian.
He supported his friends to start JBUG groups around India. https://www.facebook.com/jbugchennai https://www.facebook.com/groups/jbugcbe/ https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1458155271070860
He started project creating Forge add-on for JRebirth, JBake and Griffon, also he gave talk on Forge and Arquillian in and around Chennai and Hyderabad. https://github.com/jbake-org/jbake-forge-addon https://github.com/jughyd/griffon-forge-addon https://github.com/rajmahendra/forge-jrebirth-plugin