Srinivas K

Srini is currently the CEO and MD of BTI Payments, India's fastest growing White Label ATM operator. Set up in 2013 under a licence from RBI, Srini led the company from inception and as on date continues to hold the position of MD and CEO of BTI Payments.

A Mechanical Engineering graduate and a PGDM from IIM Bangalore (1987),Srini was the President of Consumer Business at Bharti Airtel, where he worked for over 12 years. Srini joined Bharti Airtel in Nov’02 and as a circle CEO, led the operations of mobile services in Andhra Pradesh and Delhi and subsequently as the Executive Director for Mobile Services for the Eastern Hub comprising of the newly rolled out operations of West Bengal, Orissa, Bihar and North East. In Jun’08, his portfolio was expanded to include the operations of Gujarat and Maharashtra & Goa. Simultaneously, he led the launch of operations in Sri Lanka, Airtel’s first 100% venture overseas by successfully translating the unique business model of Airtel beyond the shores of the country.

From early 2009, as President-Telemedia, he led the Telemedia Business (fixed line and broadband) for over 2 years. When all the business verticals - mobile, DTH, fixed line, Airtel Money were integrated in 2010, Srini was elevated as the President of Bharti Airtel’s Integrated Consumer Business (President - Consumer Business). He was a member of the Airtel Management Board since 2009.
Of his over 29 years of rich working experience, Srini spent his early years in Britannia Industries Limited, then a subsidiary of Nabisco, and Hindustan Lever Limited (HLL).


Col. N P Murlidharan

Professional with over three & half decades of experience both in the Indian Armed Forces and the Corporate Telecom world. Served as the CTO for Airtel Indian Circles of Andhra Pradesh and Kerala and subsequently as the CTO for Francophone Countries in Airtel Africa for the more than 4 years. More recently served as the CTO South Hub for Reliance Jio overseeing the Jio network rollouts across the South Indian circles.

A global leader with vast experience in dealing with multi-cultural and multinational organisations. He holds a Master’s Degree from the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore and a MBA from the College of Defence Management. Has in depth knowledge in partner governance, acquisition and mergers, project and operational management. High motivational and leadership skills. “


John Thomas : COO Chalmers Engineering and Non-Executive Director

A graduate in Mechanical Engineering, John has worked in the space, land and marine industry over the past 30 years.

He started his career at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Trivandrum, and later joined Peejay Rubber Industries, manufacturers of automotive tyre tubes in Kochi. Subsequently, he moved to Dubai where he spent the next 23 years spearheading the Marine and Offshore contracting activities of Chalmers Engineering Co. (L.L.C.), UAE. As Chief Operating Officer he has established Chalmers as a leader in the marine industry across the Middle East, the Caspian Region, Africa and India.

He is also a Founder Trustee of Global Public School, Kochi, Kerala.


Merin Philip : Director & Advisor Human Resources

Merin advises on all matters relating to HR, Administration, Manpower, Sourcing. As a part of the founding team, Merin helped TelecomOne grow from a startup to a thriving organization cutting across multiple geographies. Merin is a post-graduate in Economics with a diploma in Mass Communication.