Mouna Neelakanta

.NET Developer, Lead Mentor at Coderdojo, Aspiring Entrepreneur, Travel enthusiast, Former Fitness Instructor

Hi, I am Mouna Neelakanta. I am a .Net developer currently working at Readify. I am also a Lead mentor at Coderdojo. I present at conferences and teach kids coding. I love travelling and I am a health and fitness enthusiast. I also enjoy Latin dancing.

November 15, 2019

On Saturday 19th October 2019, we hosted the .NET Downunder Tour in Sydney. We were very fortunate to host international speakers from Microsoft who were here in Sydney for NDC conference. Not only that we also had talented local speakers who showcased what Sydney has...

September 13, 2019

I am currently consulting at MYOB and I got a chance to be part of the MYOB Hackathon. It is a two day event where-in the entire company comes together to hack something as a team. The structure is as follows: 

  • Wednesday Afternoon

    • Pitch day. This is where th...

September 2, 2019

My aim is to get a basic understanding of Node.js, Docker and Kubernetes and the way to do that is to build something combing all three. So this is what we are going to do: 

  • Step 1: Build a simple Node.js app

  • Step 2: Containerize the app using Docker

  • ...

July 25, 2018

Day 2 was all about making sense of data generated by various forms of research, picking problem statement and generating personas to create empathy for the users. 

Where to next ? 


Ideation is the formation of ideas or concepts. Main purpose is to break out...

July 18, 2018

Day 1 we learnt about UX in general, the need for it and how to kick off a UX design. We learnt about various forms of researching. We chose a project and conducted interviews with a varied group of people to explore the topic of choice with no preconceived solutions....

November 23, 2017

As a part of my professional development program, I got an awesome opportunity to spend 5 days at Telstra Labs working with the Innovation Team in Melbourne. The purpose was to learn about processes involved in developing an idea into a viable product. 

I was greeted by...

November 17, 2017



Readify offers a Professional Development program which allows 20 days in a year to learn a new skill or build anything of interest to us. As a part of that I wanted to understand the process of developing an idea into a viable product.



August 12, 2017

1 SEK (Swedish Krona) = 0.15 AUD

After a 5 hour train ride from Copenhagen through the beautiful countryside, we finally arrived in Stockholm.

As soon we got out of train station, the first thing we noticed was that Stockholm appeared to be a much bigger city, more peopl...

August 6, 2017

Copenhagen : One of the beautiful Scandinavian cities, was the first destination in a month long Europe trip in 2017  

After a 24 hour flight and travelling 8 hours back in time, we finally arrived at Copenhagen. As soon as we got out of airport, it was fascinating to s...

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