With more than 5 years of experience in the Information Technology, Mahesh started out doing Consulting and training cutting edge Microsoft technologies. He is Computer Science graduate brings comprehensive experience in Microsoft Technologies like C#, Silverlight, SharePoint, ASP.NET, WCF, VSTS/TFS and BizTalk RFID etc. He is co-founder of Teknotika Solutions, Pune and he is founder of Cognition InfoTech. Cognition InfoTech is India based provider for professional software development, consulting & training. He is catering the client with Microsoft technology & his wide domain experience.

Mahesh is a founder volunteer of Pune User Group. Since then he is participating in community activities. He is PUG lead and PASS Chapter Leader, maintains the PUG and its various activities. He is also active volunteer for various INETA /PASS / GITCA activities; From last 6 consecutive years for his technical contribution to the user community Microsoft is awarding him MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) award.

Apart from technology you will find him watching cartoons (especially Tom ‘n jerry), listening soft music, clicking photographs or riding his bike all the way to trekking points around Pune. 


Microsoft .NET, Windows 8, Windows Phone, XAML, Silverlight, SharePoint, C#, ASP.NET, Windows Azure. 
  • Microsoft MVP [ASP.NET] Jan 2012
  • Microsoft MVP [ASP.NET] Jan 2011
  • Microsoft MVP [ASP.NET] Jan 2010
  • Microsoft MVP [ASP.NET] Jan 2009
  • Microsoft MVP [ASP.NET] Jan 2008
  • Microsoft MVP [C#] Sept 2006
  • Pune User Group Lead and member from year 2003
  • Member of board of CSI Pune Managing Committee.
  • Volunteer for INETA APAC
  • Chapter Leader for PASS Pune Chapter