Rahul Vatts

Chief Regulatory Officer, Bharti Airtel

Speaker Bio

Rahul Vatts is Chief Regulatory Officer (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel. He is also Director – OneWeb India and Vice Chairman of Indian Space Association (ISpA). He is also Director in Bharti Hexacom Limited, Indo Teleport Limited & Mobipro, which runs the India mobile Congress.

A telecom industry veteran with over 28 years of experience with leading corporations, Rahul is an expert on Telecom Licensing, Economic Regulations, Spectrum Management and Regulatory Litigation. He has actively shaped public policy discussion in emerging areas such as data privacy, M2M & IoT and content self-regulation.

Rahul’s domain expertise has been extensively used in global forums by OneWeb UK, Axiata in Malaysia, Indosat in Indonesia, and Dialog in Sri Lanka.

Rahul did his Engineering in Telecommunications from University of Pune and is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad and The Wharton School, Pennsylvania. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Cellular operators Association of India (COAI) for more than a Decade and also a member of GSMA Global Policy group and spectrum Management group besides being a Governing Council member of various Telecom standardization bodies in India.