Pavaman Athani - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Sessions

Day 1
12:00 pm
Auditorium

Bhasha Barons: The Business of Publishing

Ranjeet Pratap Singh, Pavaman Athani with Karthik Venkatesh

Bio

Pavaman is a passionate believer in the power of Indian regional languages and their rich literary heritage. He is an engineer at heart, but his passion lies in books. He firmly believes in the power of books to change lives.

MyLang’s mission is to make available and accessible a rich variety of fiction & non-fiction books and periodicals for the regional language readers of India in every possible format, leveraging technology.

Pavaman has more than 25 years of experience in the tech industry. He has played leadership roles in startups and is a three time entrepreneur.

Prior to founding MyLang Books, he co-founded an SMS based driving directions service for Indian cities prior to the arrival of Google maps, and later built and scaled a boutique consulting firm for enterprise app development.

In his leisure time, he loves to popularize science and technology topics by making explainer videos in Kannada.