Ashok Tankala

Leadership and Executive Coach


Freelance Corporate Trainer - Python, Node.js, Java

About Me

I help aspiring and emerging leaders in gaining clarity and realising their best potential so they can build, sustain and live a life of meaning and purpose within & beyond the corporate walls.

I can guide you in breaking your limiting beliefs and identifying your strengths and values to align your steps whether you're changing careers, pursuing a promotion, taking on a leadership role, or facing a challenge. Our aim is to find your unique definition of success.

My structured, balanced approach helps bring you into the flow, where you feel motivated and at ease in handling the challenges that life throws at you and building the life you envisioned.

Let me tell you what I bring to the Coaching Table;
1) 15+ years of career in the Software Industry.
2) Proven track record of simultaneously building and leading multiple teams and branches.
3) 14 years of experience as a founding team member at a unicorn company.



Hyderabad, Telangana — 2021-2023

  • Developed and led long-term technology vision and strategic plans for the company.
  • Lead a complete overhaul of the flagship product which resulted in 50% performance improvement and 50% cost reduction and also helped in the company's revenue increase of more than 200%.
  • Managing the entire Hyderabad development center for KC Overseas and Expanded tech team from 8 to 25 to support and build the company's 3 core products.
  • Collaborated cross-functionally to identify & implement cutting-edge solutions.
  • Initiated and coordinated the implementation of security measures across the company's products and IT infrastructure.
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Hyderabad, Telangana — 2007-2021

  • Managed a Web and Mobile App Analytics platform called Connecto. Made several changes at the architectural and application level to handle data of 2 million profiles & 50+ million requests per day. This application was the core of companywide data intelligence.
  • Started Hyderabad branch and scaled up to 150 people.
  • Rebuilt CRM application for Car Dealerships using Multi-tenant microservice architecture. Delivered beta product to the customer in 1 and a half month time. Currently in use at all dealerships of Honda and Ford in India, Thailand, and other APAC countries.
  • Managed a team of 10 Data Scientists for the company's Machine Learning projects (NLP Chatbot, Image Masking, User Scoring, Recommendation and Used Car Pricing).
  • Built a multi-tenant contextual NLP chatbot application which was handling 96% of the unstructured conversations.
  • Built Web Automation testing framework to support all the GirnarSoft products. Trained more than 30 manual testers on it. This has aided the business in having a ready-made automated testing workforce.
  • Worked on several projects (BotsDekho, Used Car Pricing, Number Plate Masking, Connecto, DealerMart,​, Accept 360,​ c​​,​ ​​, DCM,​ ​​,​,​​, Money Tracker, Lead Scoring, Nextance).
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Course Finder

  • Building team to improve the existing application to support the growth(30x) we expect in the next 5 years.
  • Planning and implementing the technology and product roadmap, interfacing with the customers and business team and reporting to the CEO.

Course Finder is an EdTech platform that enables KC and its channel partners across India and abroad to search, shortlist and get admissions for students to universities across the globe.

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  • Built a multi-tenant contextual NLP ML module from scratch.
  • Handling 96% of the unstructured conversations for without any human intervention.

BotsDekho is a simple way of building a conversational chatbot with Text & Video options, with Guided, NLU (natural language understanding), and Hybrid–all 3 processes.

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  • Worked in CarDekho used cars, LMS(Lead Management System) projects.
  • Rewrote whole LMS application with 10 person team to support microservice architecture and multi-tenant architecture using Java, Spring Boot, MongoDB. Delivered beta product to the customer in 1 and half month time.
  • Right now our LMS application is used at all Honda India dealerships, all Ford APAC region dealerships. is India's no. 1 Auto portal catering to the car buyers by giving them unbiased reviews, great deals on cars, finance and insurance.

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  • Made several changes at the architectural and application level to handle 50+ million requests per day.
  • Worked on interesting tech stack - Node.js, AngularJS, ExpressJS, Cassandra, Kafka, MongoDB, and Druid.
  • Built a deep learning model using TensorFlow for predicting whether the user buys a car or not if he/she will buy then which car with the accuracy of 81%.

Connecto brings together real-time user insights, an advanced segmentation engine, and easy-to-use marketing tools — giving your team the power to create amazing experiences that deepen customer relationships.

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Personal Projects

pip Trends

  • Built using tech stack - Vue.js, Python, Flask.

Want to know about a Python Package or Which Python Python package should you use? pip trends will help you in getting packages downloads stats and their information. Spot trends, pick the winner!

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  • Built using tech stack - Node.js, Vue.js, ExpressJS,, WebRTC.

An Anonymous, Peer to Peer instant messenger.

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