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P.K. (Pete) Punwani, Board Member

Pete retired in July 2017 from Infosys after a 13-year career as a management consulting practice leader. During this time, Infosys grew from a $1 billion (sales) professional services firm to become a $10 billion company. Pete has lived in the Cleveland area since the 70s, starting out in manufacturing and then moving into management consulting with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Computer Sciences Corp (CSC), and starting his own venture, ATOM. He has helped over 40 clients throughout the US in strategizing and implementing business transformation programs to improve their systems, processes, culture, and bottom-lines. He is looking forward to translating his consulting experience into assistance for Cleveland’s nonprofit organizations.

Pete received an MS in Industrial Engineering from Cleveland State University, after getting his BS from Poona University in India.

Pete and his wife Poonam, live in Solon with their dog, Darwin. Their son lives nearby and daughter lives in the D.C area.


Pete Punwani: An Impactful Life

Pete Punwani is all about impact. Throughout his more than four decade-long career as a management consulting practice leader for firms such as Infosys, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Computer Sciences Corp, and his personal venture ATOM, he provided project leadership to over 40 clients—mostly Fortune 500 companies. He aided his clients in strategizing and implementing business transformation programs to improve their systems, processes, culture, and bottom-lines. For Pete, impact goes beyond bottom-lines. Read More »


The Measure of Success: Following the Process, Recognizing the Progress, Focusing on the Potential

“Impact is one area where SVP needs to continue to evolve.…It’s where we’re going to go, who we’re going to be,” shares SVP Partner Pete Punwani, reflecting on why he chose to not only participate in SVP’s Real-Time Strategic Planning (RTSP) process but also to become one of its Impact Subteam co-leads. “Impact” was one of three overarching areas of focus that came out of the initial stages of SVP’s RTSP process, which began at the 2017 Fall Partner Meeting... Read More »