Rafiq Ahmed

Rafiq Ahmed
Founder and President, Demibooks

Website | @mendicantraf

Rafiq Ahmed is a Founder and CEO of Demibooks, a publishing technology company offering software platforms for creating and distributing interactive book apps. His experience spans mobile applications & services, user-centered design and consumer electronic products. In the past he has worked at Motorola Mobility, digital agency Sapient, mobile apps startup EssTec, and management consultants PriceWaterhouse Coopers. He is based in Chicago and can be reached on Twitter @mendicantraf.

Demibooks Inc. is a provider of publishing platforms for interactive books. Its flagship product is Demibooks® Composer, the first software platform for creating interactive books for the iPad, right on the device itself. It is also the maker of Demibooks® Silkscreen, an innovative new platform for enhanced ebooks in HTML5. Demibooks is headquartered in Chicago with a development center in Sydney, Australia.


Innovator's Program Soho Complex
Moderated by:
Richard Nash (Small Demons/ Cursor)
Rafiq Ahmed (Demibooks), Jesse Potash (PUBSLUSH)
Join moderator Richard Nash and the leaders of two smart new publishing start-ups that are taking ideas from traditional publishing and combining them with new out-of-the-box thinking to create hybrid approaches to content creation and distribution. Read more.
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