Mr. Abhay VaishHead of optimization and CTO at Ericsson Global Services India

Abhay is the Head of Optimisation and Chief Technology Officer at Ericsson India Global Services. A Technology leader with 28 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, Abhay has been with Ericsson since 1996 and has led the introduction of Mobile technologies and their advancement to the 3G / 4G Technologies in multiple operators across the world.

Throughout his time with Ericsson, Abhay has held multiple leadership roles, including leading Global Services Delivery Centre in India, Head of Customer for multiple countries in South-East Asia. During this time he has led huge professional teams (~7000) for multiple years. His expertise is in Radio networks specially in managing operator networks, both from a central NOC as well as Optimisation perspective. His current interests are - Design Thinking while managing a huge team (~7000 professionals) and to solve the Network operations, - Machine Learning and Artificial intelligence for the advanced tools for network optimisation, - Cloud technologies to help massive automation that is required to manage these networks, - IoT techniques to enable speedier resolution to events in the Networks, - Startups: He contributes to 10,000 startups initiative of NASSCOM, advises & is an angel to a few, - Technical Education : for better quality graduates by helping Institutes in curriculum setting and technical lectures. Abhay is a Electronics & Communications Engineer from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and is the Co-Chair of the NRC Council of NASSCOM in Noida.