roshan_shah's picture
India
Current Role(s): 
CEO, Chief Solutions Architect, Serial Entrepreneur and Innovator
Gloscon Solutions Pvt Ltd

Professional Info

Companies Worked For
IBM, Hewlett Packard, Speedware, Peerflix, JP Morgan, GAP
Industries Worked In: 
IT, Real Estate, Medical Tourism, Health Care, Travel, Staffing, Recruitment, HR, Education, Media, Computer, Textile

Personal Info

Gender: 
male
Languages spoken: 
English
Gujarati
Hindi
Bio: 

CEO and Founder - Gloscon.

Roshan Shah, a Canadian Citizen and a successful entrepreneur in the software engineering and social media technology sectors, is actively pursuing goals to save the world. Shah was conferred the Star Entrepreneur of the Year award in Pune, India at the Fourth India Innovation Summit.

Roshan is the CEO and founder of Gloscon Solutions Pvt Limited, a leading Open Source company that specializes in Drupal Development, Ruby on Rails Development, 24x7 server monitoring and performance and maintenance services for high traffic Drupal and Ruby on Rails sites. Roshan has developed professional technology teams and next generation leaders known for their work ethics and high production.

Gloscon fully owns Gujarat Hosting Pvt Limited, a 24x7 Web hosting and infrastructure/application monitoring company and OpenKick Technologies (the Open Source training company). He has also developed a very large venture, “Kosansh”, the medical tourism portal.
Roshan's portfolio of companies also includes “Gujarat Startups”, the entrepreneurship portal; “Citiplots”, a real estate portal for Gujarat; "Beautiful Gujarat" - Travel and Recreation portal of Gujarat, "Kinchuk" - Job Portal of Gujarat, "Cheerfoolz" - Encouraging Entrepreneurship in Kids, "Bootup Factory" - Incubator and for Global Startups and Incubators, "Ghumo Phiro" - Travel Packages to Exotic Locations , "Reputa India" - Background check, Recruitment and Reputation Management, "Surgeboom" - "Internet Marketing Services" and “Galaminds” the instant website template solution and "Gujarat Health City". Roshan is an advisor to many international startups.
Roshan works directly with CEO clients as a strategic advisor and lead project manager. These high level executives, whether from the US or around the globe, typically engage Gloscon and its subsidiaries to attract customers and generate new sources of revenue. Clients are extremely loyal and powerfully endorse Roshan’s managerial style as well as his team’s technical expertise and their “perfect” client communication processes.

Roshan is regarded as a valued resource and an unfailing professional who manages expectations, projects and budgets impeccably for clients who require top-level technical services for their projects.
Before starting Gloscon Solutions Pvt Limited, Roshan spend 11 years in various roles supporting clients and companies like IBM, HP, JP Morgan, Macmillan Computer Publishing, Peerflix, Speedware, Satyam as well as Larsen and Toubro Infotech. Roshan was also a Director in NetVision Web Technologies Pvt Limited - a company providing Java Training in Gujarat, India which later went Public.

Roshan Shah holds Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering from DDIT, Advanced Diploma in Enterprise Management from AIMA, Diploma in Business Finance from ICFAI and is an Entrepreneurship Graduate from SEEDS, Canada. He is also Sun Certified Java Programmer and a Certified Project Manager.

The front page of the Toronto Star recently stated that Roshan has an innovative software engineers brain for venture capitalism--and with rapid growth of his subsidiaries, has proven track record that combines business savvy with innovative technology solutions.

History

Member for
8 years 1 month
Documentation
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Drupal Contributions: 

Delivered FREE Drupal Sessions/Workshop in 20 Universities in Gujarat
Directed 20% of my company's personnel efforts till April 2009 to be spent in Drupal contribution, module development,documentation
Managing "Drupal Canada", "Drupal India" groups on LinkedIn
Managing Drupal Service Providers Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/groups/drupalserviceproviders

Areas of Expertise: 
Project Manager
architect
Advisor
Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon Boston 2008
Drupal Association Individual Member

roshan_shah helps support and grow the Drupal community with the Drupal Association.

I contributed Drupal documentation
I help in the Drupal support forums
I provide Drupal-related services
I help mentor new contributors