With an M.E. in Computer Science from BITS, Pilani, Awanish has 16 years of experience in software development, he was a key member of the team which developed Bitcovery, an iPhone app for social discovery of apps, games, and music; and Social Calendar, a Facebook app with 16 million users. At its peak, Social Calendar was ranked #19 among all Facebook apps. Social Calendar was acquired by Walmart to become part of @WalmartLabs in March 2012.
A hands-on developer, Awanish is primarily an architect of solutions for middleware and backend. An agile development enthusiast with interest in Big Data technologies, he has designed and developed apps which comprised of technologies like C++, J2EE, Python/Django, Flex2, PHP, Perl, Linux, MySQL, MongoDB, DB2, Oracle, Vertica and GreenPlum.