Hi, I'm Karan

This page is very likely out of date.

I'm a software engineer at Google with a knack for entrepreneurship.

I graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Computer Science in 2016. I've worked at a few places: Google, Mattermark, Madrona Venture Labs, Lenskart.com.

In my free time, I read bookssend tweetscode, and write a blog.



Software EngineerJune '16 - Present

Working on GKE On-Prem. Previously App Engine Flexible Environment under Google Cloud Platform.


Software Engineering InternJan - Mar '16 - Seattle

Worked with the data and engineering teams to write large-scale data ingest pipelines, ship web app features and build visualizations for the blog.


Software Engineering InternJun - Sep '15 - Mountain View

Worked with the Google Mobile Platform Developer Relations team to produce an open source playground for Google Cloud Messaging using Go (Golang), Polymer and Android and iOS.

Madrona Venture Labs

Software Engineering InternMar - Jun '15 - Seattle

Worked with Madrona Venture Labs, a startup studio, to build ReplyYes.com - an ecommerce-over-text startup. Work included rapid prototyping in Rails and user testing.


Software Engineering InternJun - Sep '14 - Mountain View

Worked with the Street View (Maps) team to make the data ingest pipeline more reliable and faster (for data center uploads).


Data Analysis InternJun - Aug '13 - New Delhi

Worked as a Data Analyst and shipped two custom dashboards with realtime data streams using Tableau.

At the UW, I started the first, and the biggest, developer club - UW Hackers - to expose students to modern technology not present in the classroom. I also founded and lead the biggest student hackathon here - DubHacks (GeekWire coverage).

From Aug 2012 - Aug 2013, I assisted Jeff Huang as a Research Assistant. As part of the research, I collected data, ran statistical tests, visualized the findings and published a blog post about the results.

Interviews / Press


I started working on projects in the summer of 2013. You can check out my open source projects on Github. Here are some of the best ones:

Web Apps

Native Apps

Other Projects

If you would like to be notified when I release a new project, you can leave your email here.


I try to be very responsive through various channels and read everything inbound. If you have cool things to tell me, you can tweet at me or email me.