Pioneer of the mobile revolution in India. Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises, one of India’s leading conglomerates, with diversified interests in telecom, insurance, real estate, agri and food, besides other ventures. Former President, Confederation of Indian Industry. Chairman, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); Chair, Telecommunications Steering Committee, World Economic Forum. Member: International Business Council, World Economic Forum; Board, GSMA; Telecom Board, International Telecommunication Union; International Advisory Panel, Monetary Authority of Singapore; Prime Minister of Singapore’s Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council; Board, Qatar Foundation Endowment; Board of Trustees of Qatar’s Education Above All Foundation; India-US, India-UK and India-Japan CEO Forums; Global Advisory Council, Harvard University’s; Board of Dean’s Advisors, HBS; Governing Board, Indian School of Business. Co-Chair: India-Africa Business Council; India-Sri Lanka CEO Forum. Commissioner, Broadband Commission. Trustee, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Recipient: Padma Bhushan; Alumni Achievement Honor, Harvard Business School; Chairman Award, GSMA; ranked among the Top 25 Philanthropists in the World, Barron’s Magazine (2009).