Sudhir Chopra

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEER

Mr. Sudhir Chopra is an Electronics and Telecommunications Engineer from Panjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, India. He has more than 35 years of experience in Telecommunications industry in Africa, India and South Asia. Sudhir has been working as a telecom technology consultant for the past 3 years for customers in Africa and engaged in network design and launch of start-up operations, network and business transformation for mobile and fixed networks and other technology related projects. Sudhir worked as the CTO for Telekom Network Malawi from 2019 to 2020. Sudhir worked as Group CTO for Smile Communications Group in Africa from 2009 to 2018 and was instrumental in setting up Africa’s first three commercial LTE networks for Smile in Nigeria, Uganda and Tanzania. He also worked as Vice President and CTO for Bharti Airtel’s fixed business in India for 3 years from 2006-2008 and drove the strategic outsourcing project for broadband networks. He also worked for Alcatel for 12 years in various roles in Sales and Marketing, operations and Technical services in India and South Asia region. Prior to that Sudhir also worked for the Indian department of Telecom and managed the rollout and operations and maintenance of Digital switching systems.