Mr. Vikram Tiwathia
Deputy Director General
Mr. Vikram, is Deputy Director General, at the COAI. This is India’s leading industry association on Telecom and Broadband. In his current assignment, he works extensively on telecom and Broadband Policy and regulatory aspects. He has close interactions with Senior Government staff and private sector executives to further augment mobile and broadband service business. He interacts extensively with the ICT industry leadership and senior officials at DoT, DeitY & TRAI and other government offices for regulatory and policy matters. Is an active member of CII, FICCI, Assocham, ITU APT Telecom & Broadband Committees. He was the Chief Regulatory Relations, with TATA Teleservices Limited from 2008-10. Earlier he was with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) as their Chief Information Officer (CIO) for three years (2005 - 2008). Prior to that, he served in the communications arm (Signals) of the Indian Army (for a tenure of 24 years), from where he took voluntary retirement in 2005 in the rank of Colonel.
Mr. Vikram did his Masters in Technology from the IIT Kharagpur in Electronics and Communication Engineering with a specialization in Microwave Engineering.