Chief Executive Officer
Avinash has over 25 years of total experience in the area of telecommunication networks and applications. A senior member of IEEE, his areas of expertise include wireless broadband technologies (Wi-Fi, LTE..), SDN, NFV, Network Analytics, VAS and 5G. Prior to Joining Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), he worked as a Competency Head / Senior Principal Consultant at Tech Mahindra. With... Innovation as a focus, he handled various responsibilities such as strategy, consultancy, presales and delivery by working with cross functional teams. He led the Design Thinking initiative at Tech Mahindra and has experience of setting up technology and application labs. He was a founder member of CanvasM - (a TechMahindra and Motorola JV company). He was also member of the Special Task Force (STF 360) on QoS at Network Interfaces at European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). He was the Chairman of the IEEE Pune section. He functioned as Steering committee member of the Govt. of India's national IPv4/v6 roll out. He worked with academic institutions in various roles such as - member of board of studies, Senate member, Adjunct faculty, member of Academic council .