Vikram Shanbhag has over 25 years of experience across an array of technology-focused companies in R&D, product management, sales and marketing, global business setup and operations, and business unit leadership. Vikram’s professional experience is focused on the Telecoms and Hi-tech Software industries and has spanned Americas, Western Europe, India and SE Asia, Africa and Middle East. Vikram has been instrumental in conceptualizing, developing and deploying solutions for the Telecoms and IT market in the OSS, BSS, and mobile VAS and payments areas working with organizations such as AT&T Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Trilogy, Covansys and Comviva. In his most recent association as a key member of Comviva’s leadership team, Vikram played multiple roles over a nine year period – leading a Product Unit, growing Global Key Accounts and Channels and leading the growth in Americas region pursuing mobile operators and enterprises. Vikram holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Electrical Engineering from College of Engineering Pune, India and University of Akron, and a MBA from the Ohio State University. He has also completed executive education courses at ISB (India) and INSEAD (Singapore). Vikram is originally from Goa, India and currently resides in Columbus, Ohio with his wife Sangeeta and teens Tej and Keya and pursues interests in music, reading, travel, golf and fitness.