Dr.Kartik V Hegadekatti is a Doctor, Administrator and Author. He has been a Quiz Prodigy since his school days. He has participated in a number of quiz competitions. He has won first prize in inter university and state and national level quiz competitions, during his medical education and administrative training, apart from other local competitions. He also conducts quiz competitions as quiz master in his Alma mater and his service academy.He is the winner of 3 gold medals in his Medical School, and has cleared the Indian Civil Service examination [IAS] conducted by UPSC in his first attempt. He is now a civil servant in the Indian Ministry of Railways. He is a good orator, and a poet.