Managing Director, Service Provider Business,
Cisco India & SAARC
Sanjay heads Cisco's Service provider business across the India and SAARC region. In his current role, Sanjay is responsible for driving the sales strategy for the segment.
Prior to joining Cisco he was VP & Head of Bharti, one of the largest SP customers for Ericsson. Sanjay has also held key global leadership roles at Ericsson including Global head & VP for Service layer Business, Ericsson, Sweden. In a tenure spanning over 15 years at Ericsson, Sanjay has worked across Europe, Asia and Africa.
An ICT professional with over 22 years of experience, Sanjay has worked with a number of Telecom players like BT Group, Telia Sonera group and Ericsson group. In his management consulting roles with BT Consulting and Telia Sonera, he has advised Telco's including ISP's, policy-makers and GAMEYS on various strategic, financial and operational issues.
Sanjay has been an active contributor to prestigious industry forums, magazines and publications like ITU, Common Wealth Head of Governments’ Forums, Wireless Communications, CFMRR, ConnectWorld, Global Telecom Summit, Africa Investment Forum, CIO Global Forum, Telecom management Forum etc. He served as a Board member in GSMA WAC board representing Ericsson between 2010-12. He also has authored a book published by Wiley’s titled “Business Models for Sustainable Telecom Growth”.
Sanjay is a graduate in Telecom Engineering from NIT Durgapur, India and Alumni of Harvard Business School, USA.