New York, United States:
PubMatic (www.pubmatic.com), the digital media platform company for publishers, has announced that Shrirang Bapat had joined the company as VP of Engineering. Bapat will be focused on scaling engineering processes for rapid product development and enhancing customer service.
Prior to PubMatic, Shrirang had been the global head of R&D for OSS Division and head of product operations for India for Amdocs. Under his leadership, Shrirang’s Amdocs team grew multifold to be one of the top engineering teams in the company. Shrirang was a member of the Amdocs Innovation Board and the executive sponsor of the Innovation Program at Amdocs India and Amdocs Open Innovation Program working with technical and business universities around the world.
Shrirang also worked for Tata Consultancy Services for many years in different roles including as a founder and lead for their Mobile Computing and product R&D services. He has over 20 years of experience in software product development, professional services, general management, R&D operations, presales and technology partnerships. His global experience includes work in Israel, the UK, the US and India.
“We are pleased to have Shrirang join our engineering leadership team at PubMatic,” says Co-Founder & CEO Rajeev Goel. “The company is in a dynamic growth phase and his ability to scale engineering teams and process plus experience with mobile and global operations will be invaluable.”
Bapat’s appointment comes during a period of dramatic growth in terms of product development and international expansion for the business. The company recently announced the launch of its newest data center in Singapore. Additionally, in November, PubMatic was ranked the Fastest Growing Online Advertising Company in US Internet Sector, 20th Fastest Overall in North America, on Deloitte’s 2012 Technology Fast 500™.
Since 2006, PubMatic has been at the forefront of developing innovative technology to help publishers automate the process of evaluating and selling their advertising inventory. PubMatic (http://www.PubMatic.com) gives premium publishers a real-time media selling platform for managing revenue and brand strategy. PubMatic’s platform combines real-time bidding (RTB), the most comprehensive brand protection tools, unified optimization and audience insights as well as hands-on support to serve the world’s leading publishers. PubMatic is privately held, backed by funding from August Capital, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Nexus Venture Partners, and Helion Ventures, and has offices around the world in the U.S., Europe and Asia.