Ash Paunikar is currently the Director of Global Product and Platform Architecture. This team is dedicated to developing company-wide architectural talent on take on cross-platform design projects.
She began working at Comcast in 2016 as the Director of Syndication Technical Delivery. In this role, she was responsible for delivering new features and products for the Comcast Syndication Business including Video, Broadband, xFi, Voice, and Home Security.
Paunikar is the Philadelphia Chapter Lead for TechWomen and has been on the board since October 2017. Paunikar leads TechWomen events such as Lunch and Learns and Networking Events for this group allowing women to connect with executives and their peers within Comcast.
Paunikar joined Comcast from Quad Capital, LLC a Proprietary Trading firm on Wall Street. At Quad Capital, she held the role of both Director of Trading and Director of Global Operations. Paunikar built the firm’s operating infrastructure over the course of 10 years helping grow Quad Capital, LLC from a start-up firm to adding several other entities, including Quad Securities, LLC and Quad Advisors. Paunikar has a proven expertise in spearheading development and execution of new products while coordinating efforts in all departments including Technology, Compliance/ Legal, Finance, Operations, Risk and Trading.
Paunikar has a dual degree in Finance and Marketing from Boston University. Hobbies include being a certified Sommelier and activities such as bowling, golf, and poker.