Omshivaprakash H L

ಓಂಶಿವಪ್ರಕಾಶ್ ಎಚ್. ಎಲ್


I'm a proud Kannadiga from Bangalore, Karnataka, India. I have been contributing to FOSS projects in various capacities for over a decade. I contribute to content creation on Wikipedia for Kannada language (kn), I also contribute to Wiki projects on tech aspects as a sysop. I have been a Mozillans working on KN localisation and I’m also a Mozilla Rep from Bengaluru, India. Founder member of Sanchaya - (a collective exploring the possibilities of using technology in linguistics & literary research) and Sanchi Foundation (“Sanchi” is a not for profit organisation working for the documentation of audio-visual heritage.). Vachana Sanchaya - is one of the very much structured linguistic research tool built in Kannada through Sanchaya's initiatives.

I have been involved in community building activities around Kannada & Technology. My engagements like Gnu/Linux Habba, Arivina Alegalu, Hejje has engaged young minds towards language technology. I write technology articles in kannada on his blog

Apart from being active around technology sphere, he has immense interest around literature, photography, trekking, cycling etc. With over 17+ years of experience in the field of Information & Technology, he has played significant role as a trainer, Infrastructure Management Specialist, CTO, Director for Business Development & Technology etc.

Past Events
Event Date Role
Internet Health Hackathon - Bangalore 31 Aug 2019 Rep attendee