Bhaskar Sherigar has been living in Andover Boston MA since 2008 with his wife Shailashree and kids Abhishek, Aniketh and Ansika. He moved to the United States from Bangalore after the startup he was working on was acquired by a US company. He is working in the field of Digital Video Technology-VLSI-IC Design, and named in 7 granted, 11 pending United States Patents as an Inventor. He has published research papers in national and international conferences.
Born and brought up in Maala Karkala. His father is from Maala and mother is from Kellaputhige-Marnad in Moodabidri. After his early education in Mala-Karkala, had his Engineering education in Bagalkot and National Institute of Technology (NITK) Surathkal, India. He served as a Lecturer in Nitte Engineering college for a short period of time.
He is one of the founding members of New England Tulu Koota (NETK) Boston USA and instrumental in driving its growth as President for two terms. A fervid enthusiast of Tulu Language, Literature, Culture and actively involved in Tulu drama, skits, dance, Yakshagana, etc. Bhaskar prides himself for knowing how to read and write in Tulu script. Besides Tulu Koota, he is also involved in Kannada Koota and an active member of other local Indian Associations. He is passionate about giving back to society in his own capacity by helping underprivileged schools in India.