Vikram Vaswani is the founder of Melonfire, a consultancy firm in Mumbai, India. Melonfire provides specialized content strategy and software consulting services to help customers efficiently launch, manage and market products for the Web.

Vikram is the author of seven books on software and database programming, published by The McGraw-Hill Companies and Pearson Education and translated into more than ten languages. In addition to his technical expertise, he is well-versed in product lifecycle management, product marketing and community management.

Vikram holds an MBA from the University of Oxford, as well as university degrees in Economics and Statistics. He has also been a recipient of the prestigious University of Oxford Felix Scholarship.

An active participant in the open source software community, Vikram has written for publications such as Zend Developer Zone, IBM developerWorks, and Developer.com. He is an IBM Champion, the founder of the Mumbai MySQL/PHP User Group, and a guest speaker who has led sessions at open source conferences in India and the United States.

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