Pranish Kumar is a program manager on the Visual C++ Libraries Team at Microsoft. He joined Microsoft in 2000, focusing on ATL Server; his primary responsibility is all areas of the library. Before joining Microsoft, Pranish worked in different areas of software development in Sydney, Australia. He holds bachelor's degrees in computer science and electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales. Outside of software development, Pranish enjoys single malt whiskey, cigars, and his continuous struggle to learn Romanian.