Avinash Punekar is President of PubHub Tech, responsible for company performance as well as the development of the company’s technology. He is a world-class technologist with nearly 30 years of experience in the publishing industry building integrated enterprise solutions.
Prior to joining PubHub Tech, Avinash served as the CTO for Apex CoVantage, and he led technology teams for numerous large publishers as well as leading a number of startups. At Scientific Publishing Services (A Springer company), Avinash built an innovative platform for production of journals, books and magazines which was the most advanced and comprehensive system of its time and was used by more than 3,000 users. He also led the Big Data, XBRL and Semantic technology initiatives at SPS. His expertise includes technology/software design and implementation in the publishing, aerospace, and defense industries. He holds a number of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in various domains.
Avinash holds a B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.