Shamik MishraVice-Chair, Operator Platform Group at GSMA
Shamik Mishra currently serves as Vice President and CTO of Connectivity at Capgemini Engineering. As a global lead for technology and innovation at Capgemini Engineering, Shamik drives the connectivity technology portfolio for 5G, virtualization, cloud native, edge computing, intelligent networks and carrier cloud platforms.
Previously he was the Vice President for Research and Innovation and Global Chief Industry Architect for Altran’s telecommunication business, before the acquisition by Capgemini in 2019.
Shamik has over twenty years of experience in the telecom and software industry, providing engineering R&D services, frameworks and solutions to telecom operators, network equipment providers and software firms around the world. He has represented Capgemini Engineering at several industry forums including Linux Foundation Edge where is a member of the technical advisory council. He has been elected the deputy chairman for GSMA’s Operator Platform Group. Shamik is a regular speaker at industry and academic conferences and is often covered by the industry media.
He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Mathematics and Computing from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.