Nirmal Kumar Sancheti obtained his Ph.D in mathematical programming from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Currently, he is the Vice President (Engineering) at AllGo Embedded Systems. His prior engagements involved building Embedded Software groups at Motorola, Philips and Insilica. Nirmal also runs Sankalan, a training organization with a focus on productivity improvement through building concepts. Nirmal’s training interests are in the areas of effective programming, software development processes and software testing. He has conducted training programmes in the areas of Data Structures and Algorithms, DSP, Linear Algebra, Effective Programming and Developing Quality Software at Motorola, Philips, Conexant, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and Distance Learning programme of BITS.