Avindra Fernando is a Software Consultant based in Kansas City. He is passionate about software engineering , conference speaking, and mentoring. He has over 10 years of experience in designing and architecting real-time web applications, automating workflows, and mentoring fellow engineers. Avindra was also a lecturer at The University of Kansas, where he taught ‘System Integration and Architecture’. When he is not coding, he loves to travel and experience new cultures and places.