Technology & Telecom have always been Ashwin's real passions, which he has been pursuing diligently for last 2 decades, working with world’s best-known Telcos, & with those IT Consulting & Software Development Cos, that served Telco & Media Industries in various parts of the world.
While working with organizations like O2(UK),Vodafone(EU),Telnor(Netherland), Orange(Swiss),PWC(EU), Asia Online(HK),Compass(UK), Reliance Comm (India) etc, he has successfully driven, built, deployed & Managed several Enterprise-scale software solutions with extremely complex system integration environment, conceptualized & executed multiple IT strategy & consulting assignments & led many path breaking Business Re-Engg initiatives & large scale IT-Transformational projects involving Cutting edge technologies. Over the years, besides many other aspects, he has acquired incredible amount of experience in Telco space while delivering new technology solution for Telcos working with leading vendors and service providers in his efforts to bring significant value to the Organisations & Telco customers, through innovative Products offerings, Customer services models, innovative strategies, computing architectures and services models.
Having joined Reliance Group(ADA) in RCOM, at the time of RCOM’s inception in 2003, Ashwin has been directly responsible for conceptualizing, Designing, delivering & advising Technology Solns not only to RCOM but also to Reliance's 30+ Media & Entertainment Cos, focusing on new technology transformation programs & developing new & innovative computing solutions for them. Besides many other initiatives, currently he is also leading Reliance Group’s one of the largest Transformation & consolidation Initiative of realizing the concept of Group-level Shared Services, with a a goal of achieving technology, Platform and Resources optimization.
A well-known thought-leader in the Industry, Ashwin is a frequent speaker at many leading technology industry events & forums, focusing on Innovation & Excellence in technology & services, Customer Experience Management , Revenue Management & Profitability, telecom Outsourcing models & roll-outs, cloud computing, unique service models , New Telecom solutions and technology trends, VAS technologies , Electronic payments, M-Payments, NFC payment, NGN technologies New telecom BSS-OSS solutions, Broadband & IpTv technologies and emerging business models, Policy Controls, Churn Mgmt, Innovative solutions for Integrating Telecom and Entertainment domains, Network road map, IT transformations, infrastructure optimization & virtualization, outsourcing, etc.
A MBA & an Electronics-Telecommunication Engineer, he is also a visiting faculty and frequent speaker on Technology & telecom domain, in some of the well-known Mgmt institutes in India.