Rishi works as a software engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His areas of interest include large-scale data management, user interface design, and open source software and community.

In his spare time,

He pursues a number of diverse interests. He is a classically trained musician, specializing in Tabla. Moreover, he is an avid recreationist who can't get enough of the outdoors - including hiking, long-distance road biking, and tennis. Rishi spends his remaining free time solving problems through computer code and finally exploring all that the great city of Los Angeles has to offer.

In terms of background,

He has dual degrees in computer science and business. He is currently pursuing a graduate degree at the Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California