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Asit Tandon

Vice President, Network Technology
Rogers Communications

Asit is a Telecom professional with 32 years of experience in the areas of Planning, Engineering, Deployment and Operations of Telecom Networks. He is presently working as the Vice President, Network Technology at Rogers Communications and is responsible for Technology development, Design & Engineering and Operations of Wireline Access and Core Networks. He has been in Rogers for the last 4 and a half years in various roles namely, Head of Network & Service Operations, Head of Network Development and Core Engineering and Head of Wireline Network Engineering. Before joining Rogers, Asit worked for Hutchison, Indonesia in Jakarta. He was responsible for the entire Network Operations including Technical Operations, Contract Governance, Business Support and Field Services Organization. Currently working closely on the Automation and Intelligence in the Network Operations Centre (NOC) initiatives for improving efficiency of Services. During his assignment in Hutch, Indonesia, Asit wrote and presented a paper on Intelligent Automation in Network Operations at a User meet of many Operators from Europe and Asia. The paper talked about the use of AI and ML in predictive Network operations. Asit also worked in various capacities in the then largest operator in India, Bharti Airtel Ltd. He had held various Senior Leadership positions in the Network Services Group, including Head of Unified NOC, National Deployment Head, National Operations Head, Hub – CTO for East Region in India, CTO for Delhi, Mumbai, Maharashtra & Goa circles, and Head of Core Network Planning. Prior to Airtel, Asit worked in a Technology company – Siemens Ltd. for 15 years where in he was responsible for providing Technical Services to operators. During his tenure in Siemens, he worked extensively on the Siemens Switching system EWSD, in several overseas assignments.

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