Ubico Networks

 

Board of Directors

Mr. Udit Mehrotra – Director

Udit founded Ubico Networks in spring of 2007 to address the changing real estate and in-building mobile communication landscape in India. Udit conceptualized Ubico as India’s first independent in-building infrastructure provider of on-demand mobile coverage for operators. In his current role, Udit provides strategic guidance and direction to the company, building Ubico into a leading neutral-host infrastructure provider of in-building and in-campus communications.

In 2008, he led the Shyam Group’s acquisition of Spectranet, an ISP division of Punj Lloyd Limited, with the vision to revolutionize the market for retail and enterprise services in India. Since acquiring Spectranet, he founded CityCom Networks, India’s first independent intra-city carrier of carriers, building a world-class optical fiber network across the nation’s top metropolitan cities. He led Shyam Telecom’s winning bid for the acquisition of a Low Power GSM license in the UK in 2006, a first of its kind in the world. Prior to this, he led NGMA, one of India’s first value-added mobile service providers, delivering innovative content to mobile operators. With a strong understanding of regulation, market, and technology, he continues to lead the group’s foray into new markets and possibilities.

Along with Ubico, Udit serves on the Board of VNL and CityCom Networks. Udit holds a Master of Science degree in Telecommunication Management and a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA.

Mr. Nitin Mehrotra – Director

Nitin is the co-founder of Ubico Networks. He developed the business strategy of the company and spearheaded the market research and concept validation for developing the ‘size based’ innovative value proposition. This has now been adopted across the industry as a standard for in-building neutral host services.

Nitin mobilized the phased expansion of Ubico Networks across the six major metros in India  and has been instrumental in creating the core team to handle the business. He is keenly involved with the organizational operations of the start-up.

Prior to Ubico Networks, Nitin worked in Marketing & Strategic Planning at Shyam Telecom, a leading provider of mobile coverage solutions.

Along with Ubico, Nitin also serves as a Director on the board of Citycom and holds B.S. and B.A. degrees in Business and Economics from Indiana University – Bloomington, USA.

Mr. Harish Mahajan – Director

Harish Mahajan has played a key role in establishing the operations of Ubico Networks Pvt. Ltd. He has extensive experience in the field of electronics and telecommunication.

He is also a Director at Leca Storage Pvt. Ltd., a pioneer in controlled atmospheric cold storage in India; and the CEO of Nitul Exports Unit (EOU) which is involved in the manufacturing of sub-assemblies for exports. He has previously managed a printed circuit manufacturing firm. He has served on many government committees and trade bodies including ELCINA and IPCA.

Harish holds a post-graduate degree in Management and Administration from London University.

Mr. Vinamra Shastri – Director

Vinamra Shastri is a Director at Ubico Networks. He has been involved in organizing the operations and developing the strategy of the organization. Vinamra is also a Partner at Grant Thornton and leads the strategic services group of the consulting firm. He has extensively worked with a number of privately held businesses, multilateral bodies, government agencies, and MNCs, delivering a full range of strategic advisory and consulting services in the areas of growth, expansion strategy,  business planning, entry, market strategy, and location advisory.

Prior to his current role, Vinamra developed his consulting experience at Hewitt Associates, Ernst & Young and Essar Group. His geographical experience spans India, UK, North America, CIS, Africa and the Middle East.

Vinamra holds a B.Com (Honors) degree from Delhi University, and a post-graduate diploma in International Management.