Spotlight On: Hari Krishna Konakanchi
Hari Konakanchi is a Solution Architect, who has been working at Kitestring since 2018.
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
I like to spend quality time with family. I like to help my kids with their day to day work and tasks. I enjoy the most off work hours helping family. I enjoy gardening and growing organic vegetables. What are some of your favorite things about living and working in NWA?
I have been living in NWA for the last 12 years. My entire duration of stay in the USA has been with NWA. NWA is a natural state and has no traffic congestion. Good schools for kids and great community to live with. Cannot ask for anything more. I am enjoying my stay here.
What are you passionate about?
To say a few, coding and researching for new ways of improving value to customers' business outcomes. Helping teams thrive and to reach their full potential.
Tell us how you started down your career path. -Were you influenced by anyone?
I had always been fascinated with making things work over basic computer programming during my schooling. This has prompted me to take up a master’s in computers. I started off as a developer on a CRM platform. I was looking up to senior folks who were doing architectural jobs and I wanted to be in the like positions of them. So, I put my efforts continually to become an architect. My passion at work is to find ways to help businesses with finding innovative solutions that will be game changers for organization in the marketplace.
Tell us about some of your proudest achievements while working at Kitestring.
Working for Walmart for the past 12 years and continuously helping business with their process improvements has been my proudest moment.
What are some aspects of your job that you enjoy most?
Good work-life balance. Great customers. Great team.
What are some future goals that you have? Learning, Continues improvements. Happy retirement 😊
What is a piece of advice for others in your profession? Things don't happen overnight but make it work, make it correct, make it fast.