Shyam Mardikar, Reliance Jio
Shyam Prabhakar Mardikar is responsible for Reliance Jio’s mobile network and leads the network strategy, design, and transformation towards making Jio’s mobile network fully converged, programable and future ready. Over past one year, he has successfully led world’s fastest 5G network creation with nearly 1 Mn 5G cells live. A thought leader in telecom, he has led many innovative changes across his technology career.
In his previous stint as the CTO of Airtel’s mobile network, he was responsible for mobile network strategy, technology development and operations.
Earlier, as the CTIO for the Lebara group in UK, Shyam has led implementation & execution of the company’s digital strategy and operations across its 7 countries in Europe and Australia.