As the Senior Vice President for Connectivity Services, Vivek is responsible for the sales, channel strategy, and commercial engagement with all service providers globally for Vodafone’s extensive portfolio of Connectivity Services.
Vivek has over 19 years’ experience working across communications, networking, software and IT services. He has worked at Vodafone since 2005 in a number of high profile executive roles including the co-founding CEO of the Carrier & Wholesale Business at Vodafone India where he successfully built a profitable carrier voice, connectivity and wholesale mobility business. Vivek also held the position of Head of Asia Pacific, Middle East & Oceania Region for Vodafone Group’s Carrier Working Group.
Prior to Vodafone, Vivek co-founded Data Access and iBEAM Broadcasting Corporation, and worked at Cisco Systems and Silicon Graphics.
Vivek holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in the United States and a B.E. (Hons.) in Electrical and Electronics engineering and M.Sc. (Hons.) in Physics from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) in India. Vivek is a Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), a global, not-for-profit network of entrepreneurs and professionals dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship.