Karthik was born in Nellore, India. He hold a Bachelors degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) . Later, he worked for two years as a Developer and Program Analyst at Cognizant Technology Solutions at Bangalore,India. He is currently pursuing his Masters degree in Computer Science with a specialization in Computer Engineering. Also, he is conducting research in the field of Molecular Communication and Synthetic Biology with a focus on Security at Molecular Level under the guidance of Dr. Massimiliano Pierobon.