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  • Abu has been the Head of Government Relations and External Affairs at ADN Telecom in Bangladesh since 2012. He is a Senior Policy Fellow of LIRNEasia since the inception of this Colombo-based policy and regulatory research outfit in 2004. He is also a Consult to Huawei Technologies in Bangladesh. Since 2010, Abu is More
  • Partner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers leading the TMT practices in Management Consulting & Technology teams. Having worked across several geographies and serviced multiple industries, specialized in Telecoms across an array of solutions in management consulting, risk consulting and governance. Opportunity of working with More
  • Ajai Kumar joined Mumbai Internet Exchange(IX) as a CIO in 2017 and is responsible for day to day activities, innovation and collaboration to support Mumbai IX goals. Prior to Mumbai IX, he served National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) around 13 years. He was taking care of NIR operations, address allocation, More
  • Ajay Chitkara is Director & CEO, Global Voice & Data Business of Bharti Airtel, the third largest mobile operator in the world, with operations in 17 countries. Mr. Chitkara has been credited with building Airtel’s brand in the global arena, taking Airtel’s network to reach more than 50 countries through More
  • Alok Shukla, VP Date Products, Business Development and Business Solutions Group at Airtel started his current association with Airtel global business in 2009. An excellent technical leader with immaculate business orientation, he is responsible for product management for Data, Airtel's global network investment More
  • Arnold Nipper is Chief Technology Evangelist (CTE) and Co-Founder of DE-CIX. Before that he served as DE-CIX’ CTO/COO for more than 15 years. Since 12/2008 Arnold is involved in PeeringDB and since PeeringDB being an association he is Director of PeeringDB as well. Until 11/2016 Arnold was also Director of More
  • Arunachalam Kandasamy is the founder and CEO of IOX Cable and a member of Mauritius Institute of Directors. He oversees the corporate direction and strategy for IOX’s global operations including infrastructure development, business growth, alliances, commercial and channels. Prior to IOX Cable, Arunachalam was More
  • Bharat Bhargava is a Partner for Technology, Communication and Entertainment - Advisory Services at EY. He has over 25 years of international experience across telecom and technology sectors & has lived and worked in Germany, UK, Sweden, Singapore, Dubai and India. Bharat has held CXO positions and led large More
  • A veteran of the telecommunications industry, Mr. Barney’s career spans more than 15 years in Asia and he was most recently honored with “Data Center Industry Achievement Award” at the Datacloud Asia Awards by Broadgroup, in recognition of his significant contribution to the Industry. Mr. Barney was More
  • Binod Sriwastav heads the sales for India and South Asia for Service provider segment at TATA Communications . He has over 20 years of experience and have managed several portfolios in Sales, Product, Global Partnerships & Sourcing, Merger and Acquisitions and strategic thinking.
  • Deshbandhu Bansal is the Global Head of Business Development for Messaging and Data portfolio at Mahindra Comviva, leading provider of Mobile solutions, with presence in 100+ countries.  Desh has 12+ years of experience, working with Telcos across the globe and currently focused on partnering with Telcos on More
  • Frank P. Orlowski joined DE-CIX as a VP of Corporate Development in 2017 with more than 20 years experience in the telecoms and Internet industries.  He is responsible for working across the organization on key corporate and strategic initiatives incl. DE-CIX’ latest initiative in India. Prior to DE-CIX, More
  • As Managing Director at Infobip India, Harsha Solanki has overriding responsibility for Infobip’s core functions of business development, strategic partnering, product management, customer service, operations & fulfillment. As the lead executive at Infobip’s India division, Harsha is responsible for the More
  • Manoj Paul, is the Managing Director of  India Region for GPX Global Systems Inc. GPX is an Uptime Institute certified Tier IV Data Center Service Provider in India, hosting several marquee international customers . It is the most interconnected DC in India creating a unique supermart of Carrier Content and Cloud More
  • Marco works as a Regional Director for DE-CIX and is responsible for Middle East and South Asia. His current focus is on developing UAE-IX & DE-CIX India. Coming from a software development background, Marco founded HAPPYsoft, a software development company, in 1992, and HAPPYnet, one of the first ISPs in Austria, More
  • Mr. Martin J. Levy holds the Network Strategy position at Cloudflare, a global company based in San Francisco, California. Mr. Levy has been involved in the operational world of TCP/IP for more than 30 years and has spent nearly half of that time focused on the well being of Internet backbones, peering and efficient More
  • Michael Bellion is the CEO and founder of MARA Systems GmbH. MARA Systems is a German company that provides innovative solutions to the network security and caching market worldwide. MARA Systems is one of the leading providers of transparent caching solutions for HTTP and P2P. The main focus is on helping Internet More
  • Piyush Somani is the MD, CEO and Founder of ESDS Software Solution Pvt Ltd that was established in 2005. It is one of India’s leading Managed Data Center Service and Cloud Solution providers that is also STQC (Standardization Testing and Quality Certification) audited and MeitY (Ministry of Electronics and More
  • Raunak Maheshwari is Director of Extreme Group in India, incl. Extreme IX. He has a long past in telecom industry, with experience of both commercial (British Telecom) as well as scientific (ETRI, South Korea) institutions. Raunak spent the last few years improving the Indian broadband industry. His current focus with More
  • Robert has more than 25 years’ experience of the digital information business and for the last 15+ years has been closely involved in the expansion of mobile messaging. Between 2007 and 2017 he was Senior Director of what is now SAP Mobile Services, long-established as the world’s largest messaging hub. More
  • Rohan is Manging Partner for the firm’s offices in India (South Asia) and the Middle East and leads client relationships across Asia and MENA. He has over 15 years of experience advising corporations and investors in the telecommunications, media, and digital/ internet industries on strategic and operational More
  • Sunil Nair is currently the Chief Operating Officer at ALTBalaji – the first original and exclusive pure play content OTT in India. A veteran in the VOD space, Sunil works closely with the leadership team and is responsible for building India’s first pure play original VOD platform as well as establishing a More
  • Sushma Mishra is a 1993 batch, Indian telecommunication officer. She has been associated with BSNL's broadband planning division since 2008. Currently she is General Manager (NWP-BB) at BSNL Corporate office. She is currently responsible for capacity planning of broadband network, Wi-fi Network, and IT network for More
  • Vidyasagar K. serves as the Business Unit Head for Nxtra Data Limited. In this capacity he leads the Data Center and Managed Services business in India. Vidya is a veteran in airtel and started his journey in the year 2000, he has worked across varies roles in airtel, including ISP, Domestic & International Long More

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