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HighWire Appoints Abhinav Mittal as Vice President of Engineering



REDWOOD CITY, CA - HighWire Press, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Abhinav Mittal as Vice President of Engineering. Abhinav is an energetic, hands-on technical leader with a passion for encouraging collaboration and building teams that deliver outstanding products and services to customers.

"We are delighted to welcome Abhinav to HighWire, a future-thinking technologist, well-versed in launching interactive tools to bridge technology and use," said Tom Rump, CEO of HighWire Press. "His appointment is a solid investment for HighWire as we continue our momentum in providing innovative technologies to the scholarly publishing community.

"I am excited to join the leadership team at HighWire, an established company with a startup soul," said Abhinav. "HighWire's impressive ecosystem includes a robust publishing platform supporting millions of users, inspiring innovation in engineering and discovery, using various open and big data technologies, and shaping the future of scholarly communication.

Mr. Mittal comes to HighWire from startup inPowered, as Head of Engineering focused on building big data platforms and products in content discovery and the ad tech space. Prior to that, Abhinav was a Leader at Intuit, launching a series of successful products for Intuit's Small Business Group. He holds an M.S. in Engineering Management and Leadership from Santa Clara University, and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

About HighWire
Through its innovative open platform, HighWire Press provides technology solutions to influential societies, university presses, and independent publishing organizations which produce high-impact journals, books, and other scholarly materials. Long affiliated with Stanford University, the newly independent HighWire Press, Inc. offers publishers: digital content development and hosting services; a customizable peer-review manuscript submission system; strategic consultation services; and unique community networking opportunities.  |  Twitter: @highwirepress 

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