Early Life and Education
Kedar grew up in Santa Clara, California and graduated from Archbishop Mitty High School. He went on to attend the University of California, Los Angeles and majored in mechanical engineering. He was a member of Sigma Eta Pi at UCLA and started the delivery food service, UCLA Munchies. He partnered with a local Chinese food establishment, The Palace Restaurant, to bring Ching Chong Ling Long Gourmet Takeout which received press in LA Weekly.
After college, Kedar self-taught himself to code. An entrepreneur, he founded the Bangalore-based dating site, LetsChai. In December 2014, Kedar became a full stack engineer at RFSpot Inc. where he developed software platforms to administer and navigate a fleet of semi-autonomous retail robots. For over a year, Kedar was the lead instructor for the Web Development Immersive course at General Assembly's Downtown LA campus, and was the Engineer in Residence while not teaching. He received positive reviews from students and fellow instructors alike.
Kedar is the founder of Emergent Phenomena, a blockchain engineering company. He has worked with a number of companies including Triwer, LibertyBlock, and Everipedia. He is the Director of Software at Everipedia.
Kedar has written two blockchain books. He is a co-author of Blockchain: A Practical Guide to Developing Business, Law, and Technology Solutions and the primary author of Building Games with Ethereum Smart Contracts: Intermediate Projects for Solidity Developers.