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Warren Noronha

006, D-23, Yogi Nagar.

Borivli West., Mumbai, Maharashtra 400091
Tel: +912228335116 Email:

Once a system administrator and distribution hacker (since 1996); I now spend my time programming (since
2000) and helping non-profit organizations and invest my time in social causes. I am working on technologies
to bridge the digital divide. I am one of the first 10 developers who jumped on the Ruby on Rails bandwagon,
and been hooked on to it ever since. I love mashing up technology that changes the world in some way.

• Programming: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Drupal, Perl, Python, Zope, XML, XHTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX
• Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Oracle
• Operating systems: Linux, FreeBSD, MacOSX, Microsoft Windows
• WebServices: SOAP, REST, XML-RPC
• Payment Gateway Integration:, PayPal, CyberSource,
• Misc: GoogleAPI, YahooAPI, SHOUTcast, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Yahoo! UI Library, Prototype
Javascript Framework,, Wireless Mesh Networks

Sr. Geek. Moonlighting on OpenSource projects 2001-2005
• Drupal: Flickr module
• Drupal: Front page module
• Drupal: Themes and Designs
• Drupal: Support
• Ruby on Rails: GMaps Integration
• Ruby: CardPresent
• Wireless Mesh Networking: GOA Mesh Network
• Wireless Mesh Networking: Plug and Play Mesh Networking Device
• Operating Systems: Custom Distro for Telecenters, Non Profits, Thin Clients

Sr. Developer. Looksmart, San Francisco, USA 2005-2006

• Design and development of the AdCenter API. Working with clients to create the new API.
• Devlopment of the Cybersource Payment processing lib.
• AJAX components.
• Other components of the ad management system such as: Account, Campaign, Ad, User.

Sr. Developer. i5Labs, San Francisco, USA 2005-2006

• eCommerce for StoneTech USA (DuPont)
• Testing, development and research on the PSP for Infected (Sony and MoonLight)
• Support portal and developer center for Epson USA
• Development of a kiosk, and website for Zubio
• Drupal site for Planit Jewish (Prototype)
• Drupal site for the CALO Project, a DARPA funded project (Prototype)

IT Manager. World Social Forum, Mumbai, India 2003-2004

• Policies making and budget management
• Website development and server management.
• Planning, setup of the media/tele center. 150 Computers
• Customized Knoppix distribution with over 10 supported languages, targeted towards journalists.
• Documentation of the entire process
• Migration of the existing infrastructure from Microsoft Windows to Mandrake GNU/Linux
• Training and troubleshooting.
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Sr. Developer. FreeOS Technologies, Mumbai, India 2003-2003

• LiveCD: LiveCD meant for low cost computers that can double up as think clients
• DeveloperPC: High range product for students and developers. Customized version of Red Hat, integrated
with an online support system.

• BrainBench: Linux Administration
• BrainBench: IT Security
• ExpertRating: Javascript
• ExpertRating: AJAX

• Free Software Foundation - Working Group Member
• Software in Public Interest - Member (Represent Drupal)
• Drupal - Site Admin
• Drupal India - Founder
• Our Project - Member and Administrator
• Hipatia - Member and Administrator