Bala Paranj has a masters degree in Electrical Engineering from The Wichita State University. He has been working in the IT industry since 1996. He started his career as Technical Support Engineer and became a Web Developer using Perl, Java and Ruby. He is the author of self-published book on Ruby on Rails, Rails 4 Quickly and Amazon Kindle ebook Test Driven Development in Ruby - A Gentle Introduction for Beginners.