Sandip, one of India’s most respected telecom professionals; he is currently an independent Board Director and Advisor with Sterlite Technologies Ltd., Vedanta Group. Sandip began his career with the DCM Shriram group as a Management Trainee and thereafter after spending a decade with the Group in Usha International, worked with Toyota Motor Corporation in Dubai for 6 years. He was one of the founding members of mobile telephony in India that started with Hutchison Max Telecom (now called Vodafone) in 1994. After having spent over a decade with the company, he remitted his charge in 2006 as CEO and Director on the board of Vodafone India having successfully launched the Orange and Hutch brands. He subsequently led Maxis Group of companies in Malaysia as Group CEO overseeing Maxis Malaysia, Aircel, India, Axis Indonesia and Sri Lanka Telecom as a Director on all the boards. He was voted best CEO in Malaysia in 2012.
Early in 2013 he was appointed as Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Director and CEO of Reliance Jio to oversee India’s largest and the most complex 4G rollout. He left Jio in early 2015. During his career he has appeared for four consecutive years on the global list of The 100 Most Powerful people in World Telecom. Sandip Das is a Mechanical Engineer with a Master in Business Administration FMS, Delhi and an alum of the AMP, Harvard Business School.
Sandip is married to Purnima, a successful HR professional. Purnima and Sandip are proud parents of Kartik and Pallavi.
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