Dr. Menon (www.menonjai.com) is a global technology leader with over three decades of experience spanning US, Europe, Asia and Africa across IT, telecom and media industries. Having traversed two phases – a researcher inventing deep-tech and top corporate leadership – he has entered a third phase of mentoring and entrepreneurship. He has held global CIO/CTO and top business leadership positions in IBM, AT&T, Airtel, Bharti Enterprises and HT Media. A Distinguished Alumnus of IIT-Delhi, he has received several global recognitions such as Global CIO 50 (US), Forbes (US), GSMA (Spain), Telecom Asia (Hong Kong), IDC (Singapore) and NASSCOM (India). He has authored over 35 US patents, 3 European patents and nearly 100 international research publications. He has also served on several global advisories including the TM Forum, GSMA, NASSCOM, CII, IBM, Oracle, Teradata, Aricent, Zinnov and Firstwave Cloud Technology. He has been a member of IEEE, ASME, ACM and Phi Kappa Phi. Dr. Menon received his MS/PhD from Cornell and BTech (first rank) from IIT-Delhi. He has completed executive management programs from Harvard, Wharton and Sloan (MIT) schools of business.