SPS was founded in 1995 as a joint venture between Science+Business Media, Germany and Sharad Wasani, India. Sharad Wasani is a pioneer in the publishing outsourcing business and introduced this concept more than 30 years back. Started in 1995 with one office and 54 employees SPS today operates from six offices with around 3300 staff. We started by providing pre-media services for STM (Science, Technology, and Medicine) book and journal publishers. Over the years it has evolved into one of the top solution provider for the publishing industry around the world. SPS continues to lead through with its technology, people, and innovation. It has partnered with customers of varied requirements to create value propositions. In SPS we attach equal importance to winning the loyalty of both customers and employees. Read More
Board of Directors and Leadership Team
A chartered accountant from the UK with more than 40 years of experience, he had pioneered the
publishing outsourcing activities in India. He had been associated with companies such as ICI, Metal Box, and Macmillan Publishing Services, India. He spent more than 20 years with Macmillan India and was the Vice Chairman and Managing Director. He is one of the co-founder of SPS along with Springer Verlag, Germany.
Recognized for his outstanding contribution to the STM community, the International Association of STM Publishers conferred on him the “Lifetime Achievement Award” – the first ever in its history.
He continues to lead SPS into the future with his empowering vision, keen insight and knowledge of the publishing industry. He aspires to take the company to greater heights by shaping its strategies and goals. He is based at Bangalore, India.
An engineering graduate with an additional degree in accountancy from ICWA, India and an MBA from
IIM-Bangalore, one of the leading management institutes in the country, he spearheads the systems, technology, MIS, and operational initiatives at SPS. He spent more than 15 years with organizations such as Hindustan Aeronautics, SPIC, and Coats Viyella in various senior roles before joining SPS.He influences change to deliver technology solutions and is the driving force behind developing strong relationships across teams in a cross-functional environment. He is based at Chennai.
An accountant by training, he was associated with a number of companies in UK before his association with SPS.
He has been in various roles looking after accounting, finance, and general management.
He leads the sales and marketing initiatives at SPS apart from managing a few key accounts.
An FCA, ACS, and AICWA from India with more than 18 years of experience, he is responsible
for finance & accounting, taxation, payroll, and corporate governance/compliance of SPS. He is instrumental in establishing SAP in finance for Springer India. .
An engineering graduate in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Bharathidasan University,
he has more than 22 years of experience in the prepress and publishing field and has worked with SPi Global, Gulfstream Aerospace and Cadmus Journal Services. He has deep domain expertise in complex publishing technologies, web technologies, infrastructure, operations and production. He is responsible for providing strategic and operational direction in the application and deployment of publishing technologies, developing technology best practices and driving automation initiatives within the publishing group.
An engineering graduate in printing technology from the University of Poona with more than 21 years of
experience in various domains including printing, marketing and e-publishing. Based at Chennai, he is currently handling two major client accounts. He plays a multi-functional role ranging from Training, Production to Administration. He has a passion for change, leadership development and his interest in innovation makes him lead several unique projects from the production arena.
An engineering graduate in printing technology from the University of Pune. He has more than 15 years
of experience in newspaper, magazines, and periodical typesetting. He takes care of new businesses which include magazine and journal production, books, indexing, advertisement creations, and data conversion. He also serves as a visiting faculty in Anna University for printing and publishing academic requirements.
An engineering graduate in printing technology from Pune University and a masters in business
administration, Pondicherry University, he has well over 18 years of experience in the prepress and publishing field. Based in Chennai, he has been working with SPS for the last 14 years and currently manages the entire production operations for one of the customer accounts. He is an effective team builder and fosters team performance with strong leadership skills.
An engineering graduate in printing technology from the University of Pune, having more than 20 years
of experience in e-publishing and printing industry. His experience includes working at Reserve Bank of India. Currency Printing Press in a managerial cadre. He heads the operational initiatives and manages entire journal production and project management for Springer. He is based at Chennai, India.
The services and solutions for the conventional and contemporary requirements of publishing at SPS cover the entire gamut of activity. SPS understands the differences between various publishing businesses, their needs, and provides services that are custom made. SPS works with some of the world's largest publishers and has also nurtured good relationships with smaller publishers, thereby being the preferred choice for various publishers.
SPS has a diversified portfolio of services and solutions offered to the customers. This portfolio enables SPS to become a full-service offshore partner for its clients. It also enables a seamless business relationship and environment. These services span across multiple domains, specializations and activities. SPS pursues continuous enhancement of its services so as to fulfill latest requirements of its clients.
SPS provides a wide range of exquisite services and solutions to the world’s leading publishers. These services are supported by the expert technology and operations team which offer viable solutions. These solutions are not "one size fits all" type, but are customized Read More
SPS has a specialized team of experts who can provide you the royalties and contract management services. This service will enable you to focus on your core business and let our team manage the entire activity for you. Some of the processes managed by our team are: Read More
SPS has an elite highly qualified, trained, and experienced team of technology and software professionals. The knowledge and skills of this team have worked out a number of technology solutions that can be utilized in different businesses. Read More
SPS has created a unique "Offshore Delivery Center (ODC)" model for its customers. This model enables to set up customers own exclusive teams/facilities in India which are completely managed by SPS. The ODC also benefits from sharing of non-core services and resourcesRead More
SPS has a global footprint and maintains a number of state-of-the-art facilities with cutting-edge technology, and highly qualified and trained manpower. SPS currently has presence in Chennai,Trichy, and Bangalore in India. Each facility includes power backup systems, multiple connectivity links including radio links and disaster management systems.Read More