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Sameer Dave

Chief Technology Officer at Aircel

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Sameer Dave, Chief Technology Officer- Aircel, is responsible for managing the network functions for the company. He brings to Aircel his vast experience as a technocrat directly involved in network architecture, planning and operations. He has extensive experience in designing and rolling out IP & HSPA+ and LTE Networks globally.

In Aircel, he leads the all India Network vertical and is a technology thought leader. Aircel has license to operate in all the 3 technology bearers GSM, 3G and LTE. Aircel owns a large fiber network of around 22,000 kms, and also operates in the International Long Distance and Enterprise business in India.

Prior to joining Aircel, he served as the CTO and Group Executive for MTN South Africa, where he pioneered the HSPA+ rollout and as the CTO of Natrindo Telepon Seluler (Brand: Axis), in Jakarta, Indonesia. He started his telecom career with Air India. He has also worked with Hutchison India (now Vodafone) as CTO for Mumbai and South circles.

Sameer holds a B.E. in Electronics and Telecom and has Masters in Management from Jamnalal Bajaj IMS, University of Bombay.