Chairman and Managing Director

Madhusudhan Mysore is the Chairman & Managing Director at Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS).
Madhu has taken over as CMD of TCTS recently after having lead TCL’s Engineering, IT, Global operations and Customer Experience Management for past 12 years.

His key focus at TCTS would be to enhance the Business Growth and build the momentum for high growth around new /evolving technology services around wireless, NFV, SDN, Mobility services etc. Madhu also would lead in building the state of the art professional services capabilities across the globe, including integrating / developing partnerships.

His professional career spans over 29 years in Telecom and IT, with BPL, AT & T, Lucent & Tata Communications in various leadership roles spanning engineering, network operations and customer service.

In his previous stint as Head of Global Operations with Tata Communications, Madhu led support services of Global Carrier (Data and Voice) & Enterprise Managed Services that includes service delivery, service assurance, service management, infrastructure management, data centre solutions, managed security services, billing/collections services.

He has had a successful stint spear heading rollout and operations of GSM, CDMA, NGN & MPLS networks, Data Centre Operations, across the globe and in Tata Communications. He has created organisational capabilities to support new and complex solutions surrounding UCC, for enterprise, Media and enterprise solutions, Data Center services and Cloud services apart from other telecom network services.

Madhusudhan is a Bachelor of Engineering from University of Vishweshwarayya College of Engineering (UVCE) Bangalore, India.

Chief Executive Officer

Sandeep Bhatnagar is CEO Tata Communications Transformation Services Ltd (TCTS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Communications Limited. He is responsible for defining and delivering the next stage of business growth and providing overall leadership for TCTS's business globally. He would also be driving the group synergies to create the 'Service Factory' within TCTS for the group companies.

Sandeep joined TCTS in May 2013 and has over two and half decades of experience in leading global organizations. He has been associated with leading Indian / Multinational organization such as CMC Limited, Siemens, HCL Technologies and Wipro Technologies in India, Germany and United Kingdom.

Sandeep is a keen learner and believes in the power of team work. He has built business portfolios and has managed and transformed complex business processes and operations in his various assignments. He has developed expertise in Large Engagements and possesses a deeper understanding of business verticals including Telecom, Retail, Automobile and Manufacturing amongst others.

Sandeep holds an Engineering degree (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) and Masters from BITS Pilani and a Management degree from Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), University of Delhi. He has also completed a number of Executive Management Programs from IIM, Bangalore and Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia (USA). ,

Delivery Head - International

TV Chalapathi Rao (Chala) holds 29 years of experience spanning technical, operations, projects, sales roles in the telecommunication industry. Chala holds a Masters in Engineering (ME) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and Master of Science, MS (Finance) and CFA from ICFAI, Hyderabad.

Chala started his career as a Research and Development Engineer at Bharat Electronics (A Ministry of Defence Establishment). Chala served as Divisional Project Manager in Indian Railways where he established Digital Exchanges, Digital Microwave Systems and OFC Systems.

When telecom sector was deregularised, Chala moved to private sector and become Head of Networks Planning for BPL Mobile in Mumbai (one of the first GSM Networks deployed in India), after which Chala moved to Lucent Technologies and has been responsible for designing and deploying Basic Services, GSM and CDMA Network in multiple states across India.

After a brief stint as CTO at IComm, Chala joined Tata Communications and held various roles in Networks and Equipment Planning. He is founding member of TCTS which started in year 2006, Chala held various roles at TCTS including heading it during 2012-13.

His recent assignment in the group has been at Neotel-SA as Chief of Networks and customer service during which he streamlined network operations and started LTE Networks, successfully deployed first broadband network for Western Cape government. He was also on board of Cape Digital Foundation and Chief Ethics Officer at Neotel.

Global Head, Sales

Salvatore has recently joined TCTS as Vice President & Global Head - Sales, with the responsibility to drive company’s revenues growth across the globe.

Earlier Salvatore was the Head of Sales – Middle East & Africa at Nokia Networks. He joined Nokia from China in 1999, where he was heading China & Far East at OTE / Marconi and was based in Beijing.

He started his career in R & D and progressed into an international career, leading global accounts, sales and operations across Europe, MEA, Asia Pacific, China and India.

Born in Italy, Salvatore holds a M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Florence, Italy.

Global Head, Practice and Presales

Sobhan is Global Head for Practice and Presales at TCTS and has an extensive experience in the areas of network operations, managed services and leading offshore delivery centres.

Sobhan has 25+ years of global experience spanning R & D, Manufacturing operations, Quality and Technical Marketing functions with leading telecom vendors and service providers. His team's modelling for 'Quantitative Benchmarking of Network Operations Maturity' was nominated for Solution Excellence Award by TM Forum in 2012.

Sobhanholds a Bachelors degree in Physics and Engineeringand has further studied Fibre Optics in Denmark under DANIDA Fellowship.

He is a regular participant as an industry expert for opinion & thought leadership in the Fibre Optic industry.

Delivery Head - India

Neeraj leads TCTS’s India delivery and managed services. He is onto the board of NIXI. Neeraj has held various positions in Tata group companies like Tata Internet, VSNL, Tata Teleservices and Tata communications. Before joining Tata Group, Neeraj was associated with DRDO and NIC. He had been a part of the acquisition and operational integration team at Tata Communications and has rolled out large scale networks with multiple technologies like Metro Ethernet, WiMAX, CDMA, MPLS, etc. and led global operations of Tata communications.

Neeraj is an Engineering graduate from IIT, Roorkee and holds Executive MBA from SP JAIN, Mumbai.

Chief Financial Officer

Umasree is Chief Financial Officer of Tata Communications Transformation Services Limited and has two decades of work experience spanning in Telecom, NBFC, Infrastructure, Pharmacy and Leisure industries. Her functional expertise includes Fiscal planning, assurance, internal control and compliances. In her previous role as Revenue Controller with Tata Communications, Umasree was responsible for assurance and reporting of Global Revenues and receivables for its voice and data businesses.

Umasree has 12+ years of experience in telecom sector with her association with Tata Communications and Airtel. She was the first woman Principal Finance Officer at Airtel, heading finance function for its MP and CG telecom circle. Awarded as Peoples’ Manager, she strongly believes in driving efficiencies through automation and quality tools.

Umasree has a bachelor's degree in Commerce from University of Delhi and she is an Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

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