5 questions with Puleen Patel

Puleen is best known in Toronto as the man when it comes to Android. According to his LinkedIn profile, he so much more than that.

Puleen is a Software Architect with extensive knowledge dealing with various technologies, tools, methodologies and programming languages.  He’s a business savvy entrepreneur and visionary interested in creating and enhancing processes and software to help businesses and individuals alike. Also an IT Consultant with an extensive knowledge of proprietary and open models of software, infrastructure and application development and deployment.  He spends his waking hours seeking to use technology to achieve good for all of humanity.

What motivates you to do what you do on a daily basis?

To challenge myself on a daily basis to be better, turn my weaknesses into strengths and look for opportunities to empower, engage and enlighten the minds of others and mine own through diverse experiences

If you had 30 seconds to impart your wisdom on a classroom of soon-to-be graduates, what would you say?

Never regret anything that you do, only regret those things that you did not get a chance to complete, but make sure to put them on your list of things to do and conquer them without any fear.

In your opinion, what has been one of the most important technological developments over the past 12 months?

One of the most technological developments in the past 12 months has been the emergence of Mobile Tablet and Handheld devices (iPad, Galaxy, etc.)

If you had a crystal ball, what would you say will be the most important technological development over the next 12 months?

The next 12 months will see innovation that will result in greater mobility and accessibility of information for people at home as well as people in the workforce. Devices with front and back facing cameras will become a norm and more and more conversations will start taking place using mobile and handheld devices.

Who is one of Canada’s tech stars and why?

Michael Geist hands down has been the tech star because he is the one champion who understands and defends Net Neutrality to ensure innovation on the internet takes place as rapidly as it took place back during the industrial revolution.