Mr. Hemendra Godbole championed Sun outsourcing a project to CS/IITB
('97-98) including Sun Servers. Dr. SSSP Rao and team delivered beyond expectations, and Sun used this as a template for similar projects across IITs and IISC. Mr. Godbole has been a major contributor to both IITB and PanIIT activities in the Bay Area for over 5 years. He drove the Speaker Series Professional Networking Events in the Bay Area. Also, he was the content (Program) chair for 2007 PanIIT event and was responsible for getting IIT alumni involved in alumni activities.