Bharti loses top tech honcho to RCom

By siliconindia   |   Friday, 16 July 2010, 07:31 Hrs   |    3 Comments
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Bharti loses top tech honcho to RCom
Kolkata: In a major executive movement, Bharti Airtel lost its CTO Jagbir Singh who moved in as the president of Technology and Networks at Reliance Communications (RCom). This is a crucial change in the run-up to the start of 3G networks in India. Singh held his post at Bharti since November 2001. He led the complete mobility network team, 3G strategy and planning team and Wimax deployment team at Bharti and was responsible for strategic planning of mobile network, providing strategic direction, deciding the network architecture and network vision. He was also responsible for Bharti's international ventures of 2G and 3G networks in Sri Lanka, Seychelles and Channel Islands in the UK. With over 20 years in the Telecom field, Singh has had working experiences with Nortel (in Asia-Pacific role), Lucent Technologies and Defense Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Government of India.