Sanjay Sharma

Sanjay has overall 24 years of experience specializing in product development, sales, product marketing, consulting and operations across Telecom and IT domain. He started his career with HCL – HP as R&D Engineer responsible to develop X.25 based messaging system based out of Noida, India following which he moved to Canada to work for NEC as Group leader – ISDN switching to develop the first ISDN switching system for European (ETSI) specifications. From NEC, he moved to work for CSELT, Italy to develop the testing protocols for Net 5 standards. He further moved on to work for Mitel Corporation, Canada to join their ATM development team based out of Ottawa, which later led to heading their sales operations for South East Asia and Middle East based out of Singapore. From Mitel, he moved on to work for Alcatel, Singapore to head their product marketing for fiber optics product as Product Manager – Fiber Optics. He was responsible for putting the global strategy for DWDM based products greater than 2 Gb/s. Following Alcatel, He joined Lucent Technologies, Singapore as Regional Director – SEA & Japan heading the professional services and consulting business. Post, Lucent technologies, he joined Sun Microsystems to spearhead their Professional Services and Consulting business before joining SAS Inc, Singapore as Managing Director to head their Singapore Operations. From SAS Inc, he moved back to India to head data center business for Reliance as Executive President before taking up the entrepreneurial plunge as CEO/Director for Biz India Ventures responsible for building several technology initiatives such as System Integration, Campus Networking, Data Center Services and Telepresence Solutions/Services.

Sanjay Sharma