Ayush Sharma joins as Head of Programmable Networking and IntelligenceRajesh Gangadhar joins as Head of Wi-fi Broadband Converged Platforms Pune, India – December 12, 2018: Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a worldwide knowledge community options firm, has on-boarded two business expertise leaders because it continues to design, construct and handle smarter programmable networks.The Firm’s software-enabled programmable options will allow Communication Service Suppliers (CSPs), enterprises and citizen networks to grasp the total potential of web-scale Community Perform Virtualisation (NFV) and Software program Outlined Community (SDN) initiatives. Ayush Sharma joins the Firm as Head of Programmable Networking and Intelligence to drive this strategic enterprise initiative. Bringing greater than 20 years of worldwide business management expertise throughout expertise, technique, new enterprise, engineering and repair supply, Ayush will drive new enterprise progress by leveraging open innovation and customer-centric R&D. He’s additionally Sterlite Tech’s consultant on the Telecommunications Requirements Growth Society of India (TSDSI) governing council, and a founding member of the open SDN motion. Previous to becoming a member of Sterlite Tech, Ayush served as Senior VP of Engineering and Expertise at Reliance Jio. Earlier than that, he led international groups in standardising and deploying new applied sciences at Huawei and Ericsson. Ayush SharmaAt the identical time, because the Firm continues to drive disruptive innovation in new applied sciences, Rajesh Gangadhar joins as Head of Wi-fi Broadband Converged Platforms. Rajesh involves Sterlite Tech with over 20 years of expertise within the wi-fi business, having held technical and strategic management roles in radio entry expertise transformation cycles throughout wi-fi applied sciences – GSM, CDMA, WiMAX, LTE, Provider Class Wi-Fi, and now 5G. He’ll lead disruptive wi-fi applied sciences for last-mile connectivity as a brand new enterprise initiative at Sterlite Tech, extending gigabit velocity and capability past fibre and convergence of wired and wi-fi applied sciences. Rajesh joins Sterlite Tech after stints at Cable Labs, Constitution Communications, Clearwire Company, Dash and Nextel Communications. He was an early member of the three.5GHz CBRS initiative within the US, driving small cell necessities for shared spectrum, and has contributed to a number of spectrum coverage choices, together with DSRC, decrease 5GHz unlicensed operation at increased energy outside.Citing this expertise functionality built-up, Dr Badri Gomatam, Group CTO, Sterlite Tech, mentioned, “We’re delighted to have Ayush and Rajesh be a part of our expertise management crew. With improvements and disruptive applied sciences on the core of information networks of the longer term, we consider they may problem and evolve the current community applied sciences to arrange for the following part of evolution within the telecommunications sector.”About Sterlite Applied sciences:Sterlite Applied sciences Ltd [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], is a worldwide expertise chief that designs, builds and manages smarter digital networks. Sterlite Tech engages with clients in additional than 100 international locations, with a digital web-scale providing throughout merchandise, companies and software program. The Firm has international scale manufacturing services in India, Italy, China & Brazil and two Software program Supply Centres in India. Sterlite Tech is residence to India’s solely Centre of Excellence for broadband analysis and Centre for Smarter Networks for subsequent technology community functions. Initiatives undertaken by the Firm embody intrusion-proof smarter knowledge community for the Armed Forces, citizen networks for BharatNet (rural broadband), Good Cities’ improvement, and establishing high-speed Fibre-to-the-Residence (FTTH) connectivity. For extra particulars, go to www.sterlitetech.comMedia RelationsLK PathakPhone: +91 9925012059Mail: [email protected] Investor RelationsVishal AggarwalPhone: +91.20. 30514000Mail: [email protected] Company CommunicationsSumedha MahoreyPhone: +91. 22. 30450404Mail: [email protected]