Pramod Saxena - Founder and Shareholder
A chemical engineer from IIT Roorkee, has an experience over 30 years. Pramod has worked in various capacities and was largely associated with Essar Group, DCM Group and Motorola. His rich and varied experience spans Telecom, Steel, Petro Chemicals & the Fertilizer industries where he has held responsibilities for acquisitions and mergers, setting up green field projects, joint ventures and managing business operations. He has been associated with the Essar Group in various capacities as a part of their Senior Management team, overseeing some of its strategic business initiatives in the areas of Telecom and BPO including the largest of its time in India, USD 1.1 Bn acquisition of BPL Mobile's operations across multiple circles.
Pramod was the CEO of Essar Group's Telecom Business (1994-98) and was responsible for many business expansions of the Group. Under his stewardship, he led Essar's foray into Telecom including a joint venture with Swisscom and Hutchison. He was responsible for Essar acquiring and building the mobile networks for Delhi, UP, Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab as also a fixed lines’ license for Punjab. He was President for Motorola Inc. (1998 – 2004 for Continental India). As the General Manager & Executive Director, Asia Pacific Global Telecom Solutions Sector, Motorola India, he shepherded Motorola into becoming the leading cellular (GSM & CDMA) infrastructure provider. Having been involved with the Telecom industry for over 20 years, he brings a strong understanding of the industry, Indian players and the operators as well as technology and equipment supplier.