Yashavant Kanetkar: Through his books and Quest Video Courses on C, C++, Java, Python, Data Structures, .NET, IoT, etc. Yashavant Kanetkar has created, molded and groomed lacs of IT careers in the last three decades. Yashavant’s books and Quest videos have made a significant contribution in creating top-notch IT manpower in India and abroad. Yashavant’s books are globally recognized and millions of students/professionals have benefitted from them. Yashavant's books have been translated into Hindi, Gujarati, Japanese, Korean and Chinese languages. Many of his books are published in India, the USA, Japan, Singapore, Korea and China. Yashavant is a much sought after speaker in the IT field and has conducted seminars/workshops at TedEx, IITs, IIITs, NITs and global software companies. Yashavant has been honored with the prestigious “Distinguished Alumnus Award” by IIT Kanpur for his entrepreneurial, professional and academic excellence. This award was given to the top 50 alumni of IIT Kanpur who have made a significant contribution towards their profession and the betterment of society in the last 50 years. In recognition of his immense contribution to IT education in India, he has been awarded the “Best .NET Technical Contributor” and “Most Valuable Professional” awards by Microsoft for 5 successive years. Yashavant holds a BE from VJTI Mumbai and M.Tech. from IIT Kanpur.
Aditya Kanetkar is currently working as a Software Engineer at Microsoft Corp., Seattle. Aditya’s current passion is anything remotely connected to Python, Machine Learning, Distributed Systems, Cloud Computing, and C# related technologies. Aditya was formerly at Oracle America Inc. in Redwood City, California. Aditya holds a MS in Computer Science from Georgia Tech, Atlanta and B.Tech in Computer Science from IIT Guwahati.