Enterprise Web and Database Application Developer, Finance Blogger
Contributor's Links: Parchayi.com s1dd.com

Worked in both the research and business sides of a University implementing web & database applications, managing enterprise applications.

Co-founder of a healthcare technology startup (WellAWARE systems). Ran The Internet Book Database for several years.

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Does The Model X Ramp Spell Long Term Trouble For Tesla?
The stars are expected to align this year from several expected catalysts for Tesla. I'm adding more at every opportunity because I expect Model X issues to be resolved soon and all the other catalysts to help propel the stock upward long term.
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E Tesla: Demand Levers And Secret Weapon Against Dealers
Tesla just announced a referral program for existing owners. I discuss the potential and the implications of their program. What does this say about demand for the Model S?
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E What Comes First - TSLA Or Tesla?
A recent survey of Tesla owners shows that they own significant amount of Tesla stock, much more than the amount held by non-owners. Also, brand loyalty runs strong among Tesla owners and most will consider a second Tesla.
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Tesla's New World's-Fastest 4-Door Sedan, And The Truth About 0-60 Times
As I write this, Tesla stock is lower after the D announcement. My recommendation buy on dips like today.
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What Comes First - TSLA Or Tesla?
3 years ago

Nope I don't own a Tesla. But it is the largest individual stock holding taking all my wife and my holdings combined

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What Comes First - TSLA Or Tesla?
3 years ago

Not much of a waiting list in the US. Elsewhere, yes. Good things in life are either free or expensive. There is no such thing as cheap and good :)

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What Comes First - TSLA Or Tesla?
3 years ago

I'm not a big fan of the way Netflix runs the user facing side of the business but I live with it as my only option for DVD rental. But yes it does qualify as a disruptor that customers seem to love.

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What Comes First - TSLA Or Tesla?
3 years ago

Dan, you need to drive one. There really is a difference. Some people complain that the Tesla is not luxurious enough. But that really doesn't matter to me personally.

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What Comes First - TSLA Or Tesla?
3 years ago

Kurt, in the recent past only Apple, I guess.

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What Comes First - TSLA Or Tesla?
3 years ago

Thanks!

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What Comes First - TSLA Or Tesla?
3 years ago

You really should. I sat it in it and it felt like a car designed for me. I sat in a loaded Mercedes E Class and it was a car designed for old people. The great acceleration, silent smooth operation, the fantastic display where the bluetooth and maps work intuitively.

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Senior Developer/Analyst
WorldStrides
December 2014 - Present (3 years 9 months)

Manage CRM solution built using Maximizer. Develop custom solutions for data analysis, reporting, integration with Maximizer and other internal systems in .Net/SQL Server. Lead internal group to formalize the SDLC at WorldStrides.

Senior Systems Engineer
University of Virginia, Information Technology Services Infrastructure Applications
August 2013 - November 2014 (1 year 4 months)

Manage ServiceNow Infrastructure and servers and systems related to secure network access

Application Engineer
University of Virginia, Information Technology Services Enterprise Applications
February 2011 - August 2013 (2 years 7 months)

Manage a large multi million document ImageNow Infrastructure. Develop Solutions in ImageNow. Develop Windows Applications to support and monitor the ImageNow Infrastructure and Reports using Cognos Business Insight.

Application Engineer
University of Virginia, Information Technology Services Enterprise Applications
February 2011 - August 2013 (2 years 7 months)

Manage a large multi million document ImageNow Infrastructure. Develop Solutions in ImageNow. Develop Windows Applications to support and monitor the ImageNow Infrastructure and Reports using Cognos Business Insight.

Founder/Owner
Internet Book Database
August 2005 - August 2013 (8 years 2 months)

Single-handedly built from ground up and maintain the Internet Book Database, one of the webs largest databases of book information according to Wikipedia.

Web Application Developer
University of Virginia, Procurement Services
February 2007 - February 2011 (4 years 1 month)

Implemented several projects including a completely new website, CMS that runs the website and several web applications for University business including Contract Management (A SACUBO Best Practices 2010 selection), Surplus Property, Wire Transfers, 1099s, Vendor Registrations and more. Brought Procurement Services into the modern social web world via the Procurement blog and Twitter.

Co Founder + Senior Software Engineer
WellAWARE Systems
January 2008 - February 2009 (1 year 2 months)

Worked to transition the healthcare monitoring technology developed at the Medical Automation Research Center from research prototypes to a production environment.

Co Founder + Senior Software Engineer
WellAWARE Systems
January 2008 - February 2009 (1 year 2 months)

Worked to transition the healthcare monitoring technology developed at the Medical Automation Research Center from research prototypes to a production environment.

Education

University of Virginia
M.S.
2000 / 2002
Computer Science
D.J. Sanghvi COE (Mumbai University)
B.E.
1996 / 2000
Electronics Engineering

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