Image (5)

New Hire at Umbraco HQ: Prathees Ravindrakumar

A warm welcome to Prathees, our newest Support Warrior!

FEBEFC08 9E5C 4186 9D95 4EF20CBE6178 1 102 A
Written by Prathees Ravindrakumar

Meet our newest SWAT member: Prathees! He’s a web development student, a true music and movie enthusiast, an avid watcher of stand-up comedy, and oh so much more 🙌 Today, you get to learn more about Prathees and what brought him to Umbraco:

Hi! Yes, you!

Well hi there! My name is Pratheeskumar – or in short: Prathees. Yes, it’s a little bit difficult to pronounce, therefore my name has a lot of variations - but you will learn it quickly  😉 Fun fact: I’m the only one in Denmark registered with that name 😁 

I’m one of the newest additions to Umbraco HQ and you can find me at the fantastic Support Warriors and Troubleshooters team – SWAT.  As a part of the team, I’m helping you by troubleshooting stuff for you in case you have any issues or questions. Please do not hesitate to contact me. I will provide you with some truly great support!

I’m currently studying a BA  in Web Development and have been hired at Umbraco as a student assistant. I’m really glad I was presented with this opportunity as it will supply me with real-life and relevant work experience next to my studies. I haven’t been introduced to the friendliest CMS before and now I’m really glad that I have this opportunity. I hope to learn a lot and further develop myself, professionally and personally! 🤞

Just a little something about me

I’m 34 years old, born in Sri Lanka and raised in Denmark. I grew up in Southern Jutland, near the German border. I, therefore, speak 3.5 languages: Danish, Tamil, English and a little bit of German. Just a tiny bit. 

In 2014, I decided it was time to try something new and I moved to Odense with my girlfriend. We love it here and in 2018 we welcomed our daughter to the world.

Our happy little family ❤

Our happy little family ❤

Since I was a kid, I’ve always been playing video games and loved technology. I still do and keep following the latest tech trends and being super curious about what the future may bring.

Besides that, I’m a music and movie enthusiast! I love music so much I study and listen to a song for how it is built, and which sounds & effects they’ve used. I do create my own songs in my spare time or when the opportunity arises.  I don’t know how to play any instrument, though I have a guitar. One of my goals is to learn how to play the bass. First step: Acquire a bass! 😅

Oh, I forgot to mention that I’m an avid watcher of stand-up comedy and comedy in general. I also like riding my bike. I bike  8-9 km to school - and I bike around 16-18 km a day in total. I love it, especially in the morning. I’m a morning person by the way. 

My new goal for next year is my latest passion: Hunting! I’m going to get my hunting license in March 2021 and take a rifle course so I can start going hunting and get to know nature even more!

Having fun with my daughter 🤗

Having fun with my daughter 🤗

Phew – that was a lot but now you know a little more about me 😄 I cannot wait to assist and help you with any issues that you might have and make your experience with Umbraco an even more delightful one! H5YR!

Loved by developers, used by thousands around the world!

One of the biggest benefits of using Umbraco is that we have the friendliest Open Source community on this planet. A community that's incredibly pro-active, extremely talented and helpful.

If you get an idea for something you would like to build in Umbraco, chances are that someone has already built it. And if you have a question, are looking for documentation or need friendly advice, go ahead and ask the Umbraco community on Our.

Number of active installs
Number of active members in the community
Known free Umbraco packages available

Want to be updated on everything Umbraco?

Sign up for the Umbraco newsletter and get the latest news and special offers sent directly to your inbox