Karan Thakker

ExtraHop software engineer Karan Thakker is a Rice CS alumnus.

Karan Thakker (BA ’16) is a software engineer with ExtraHop Networks. His interest in world-class software engineering and his math background make him something of a utility player. He initially began his work with the backend team working on the appliances ExtraHop ships to data centers. His areas of ownership were distributed licensing and building and maintaining a RESTful API. “As the business focus switched to security, I moved to the data science team to help them scale up the product to keep up with the demand,” he said. “I wrote many ML detectors, built the investigation steps workflow, and brought an emphasis to infrastructure and scaling.”