Shyam Mardikar has joined Reliance Jio as Group CTO – Mobility and will look after 4G operations and 5G strategy in the company.
A telecom veteran with over 24 years of experience in the telecommunications industry across Network and IT domains in strategy, planning, engineering and operations.
Shyam last job was with Bharti Airtel as CTO – Mobile Networks. Hs was associated with Bharti Airtel for over 16 years. Shyam previously held the position of Chief – Strategy, Architecture and Planning at Airtel and successfully led the company’s spectrum and network technology strategy.
At Bharti, he led large scale and complex transformation projects around network modernization, spectrum re-farming, migration of platforms across large geographies and customer base.
In his previous roles, Shyam was also associated with the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and Lebara Mobile. He has also been a Member of the Executive Management Committee at GSMA.