Well known in the arena of Indic computing and localisation. Creator of first Kannada web-site and first Kannada online magazine. Kannada version of programming language Logo for children which won the Manthan Award (2006). Member of Kannada Software Committee of Govt of Karnataka. Attended and represented Indian languages in many Indian and International forums like Indic Font Workshop, Unicode conference, OpenType Font Seminar, W3 India, etc. Contributor to Kannada and Tulu Wikipedias.