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Sanjay Kapoor

Non-Executive Director

Sanjay Kapoor, the ex-CEO of Bharti Airtel and Ex-Chairman of Micromax now pursues a “Plural Career” which includes entrepreneurship, consulting, investing in & mentoring early-stage ventures, and board positions. With an illustrious career spanning over 39 years, 21 of which have been in telecommunications and allied services, Sanjay is an established global leader in telecom and allied industry. His business interests now extend much beyond pure-play telecom to include Micro-learning, E-commerce, Green energy, Robotics & Cognitive computing, amongst other contemporary digital services.

For more than 13 years Sanjay played an active role in various industry forums like CII, COAI, and NASSCOM. He has also served on the Board and Executive Committee of GSMA (the global forum bringing together nearly 800 global mobile operators). Sanjay has been a director on the board of several leading companies (both listed and unlisted) across sectors and geographies, including Indus Towers, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., PVR Limited, VLCC, etc.

Presently, Sanjay is an active member on the board of Saudi Telecom Company and Tech-connect Retail Pvt. Ltd. Sanjay is also a Senior Advisor with Boston Consulting Group, Circles.Life, and Playmaker IQ. Prior to joining the Bharti Group, Sanjay has worked with Xerox India and Jay Engineering Works Ltd.

Sanjay’s rich experience in building successful businesses to scale, his deep understanding of the digital space, his global network and relationships, and his learnings from high-performing boards lends tremendous value to Tanla in its transformational journey of building a world-class company and accentuating shareholder value. He lends his support to the management in development of business strategy, building scale, and global expansion.