Sameer Sharma


Sameer Sharma, Senior Advisor at International Telecommunication Union – ‎ITU

Mr. Sameer Sharma is currently Senior Advisor posted in ITU Regional office for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, responsible for South Asia covering India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, and Maldives.

His additional thematic functions include partnership with private sector members for the Asia and Pacific region. He is also responsible for ITU Asia Pacific Regional Initiatives on NGN planning and migration and collaboration between ITU-T and ITU-D.

Before joining the ITU, he was Advisor, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), Malaysia, He also served as General Manager, Regulatory and Corporate Strategy in Celcom Malaysia Berhad. For over four years, he worked as Deputy Advisor, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). He also has extensive experience in radio and television broadcasting including satellite and microwave communications in India.

He has been chair and panel speaker in several national and international conferences and has contributed to several articles and publications.