Pritesh Kasliwal works as a Patent Agent for Red Hat in Raleigh, NC. He is an open source enthusiast and strongly believe that open-source technology collaboration is the future of innovation. In past, he has worked at General Electric's Automation and Controls business as an Intellectual Property Engineer. Pritesh has Masters degree in Engineering from Villanova University and Bachelors in Engineering from Government Engineering College Ujjain, India. Pritesh is an avid reader, college basketball and cricket fan. He likes to do yoga and meditation in his leisure time. Pritesh lives in Raleigh metro area with his wife and daughter.