Welcome to the Kotahi community. Below are some of the community members that are actively engaged in working with Kotahi. We meet reguarly to work on the project. If you would like to join us then email us at

Adam Hyde

Kotahi Community Facilitator

Adam us the Coko Founder Manager and has worked in publishing for the past 14 years.

Gayathri Doraiswami

Kotahi Technical Advisor

Gayathri is the CTO of Amnet Systems.

Andrew Smeall

Technical Addvisor

Andrew is the Chief Strategy Officer at Hindawi Publishing

Agathe Baëz

Kotahi Designer

Agathe is a graphic designer passionate by books, paper and printing. She also likes to play with web langages to design digital and printed publication.

Venu Prasad Menon

Community Contributor

Venu Prasad Menon is the COO of Amnet Systems.

Dione Mentis

Community Project Manager

Dione has been a publishing consultant for over 10 years experience in the industry. Her expertise lies in educational content production, particularly digital-first, multi-format books. She joins Coko as our Technical Manager with a keen interest in optimising open-access production workflows and content development.

Dan Morgan

Dan has worked in scholarly publishing and open science for 18+ years and is currently Director of Communications & Community Relations at PLOS. He is dedicated to simple and effective communication (see bio

Sidorela Uku

Kotahi QA Engineer

Sidorela is a front-end developer and really passionate about open source projects and open knowledge, contributing for more than 4 years to open source projects such as Wikipedia, OpenStreetMap and Nextcloud. Sidorela is working with Danjela from our new Albanian office.

Yannis Barlas

Yannis has many years experience developing full stack applications. Yannis is working on the rapid and robust development of front-end components for PubSweet including those used by the Editoria and platforms.

Manu Vazquez

Kotahi Designer

Manu is a designer based in the South of France. He uses to work with web langages either for online or print creation.

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