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AMIT SHARMA

AMIT SHARMA

NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
AMERICAN TOWER

INDIA, USA

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • CHAIRMAN (NON-EXECUTIVE) AMERICAN TOWER ASIA PACIFIC
  • CHAIRMAN; DIGITAL COMMUNITY GOVERNING COUNCIL
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS; NIIT TECHNOLOGIES
  • BOARD OF DIRECTOR ESRI INDIA
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS MAX BUPA
  • VENTURE ADVISOR NEA INDIA
  • DIRECTOR MOTOROLA ASIA PACIFIC

Mr. Amit was the Executive Vice President (APAC) at American Tower prior to becoming a non-executive chairman at the same firm. He has significant Board Governance experience as he has served in the Board of several organisations including NIIT Technologies, ESRI India, Max Bupa among several others.

Prior to joining American Tower he was the Director of Motorola (APAC region) where he was responsible for driving the company’s growth in India and Asia, particularly in the fast growth South East Asia market. He is also credited with starting the company’s sales operations in India by setting up a 100 per cent subsidiary which he headed till 1999.

Prior to joining Motorola, he served as vice president, strategic planning & business development at GE Capital, where he was responsible for developing long-term strategic plans for the corporation.

This was preceded by an appointment with McKinsey & Company in New York as a core team member of the firm’s electronics and marketing practices. He has also served as an executive member of several industry associations– Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), AmCham Board of Governors and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

An Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur pass out, he has an MSE in Computer and Information Sciences from the Moore School, University of Pennsylvania. He also holds an MBA in International Business from Wharton School of Business, where he was on the Dean’s and the Director’s Honours Lists.

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