Mr. Vimal Wakhlu


Vimal Wakhlu

Vimal Wakhlu, Chairman & Managing Director, Telecommunications Consultants India Limited

Mr.Vimal Wakhlu is a B.E. from National Institute of Technology, Srinagar 1977, and MBA Marketing from IGNOU. He has got 37 years of experience in the field of Telecom including e-Networks, Mobile Communications, Satellite Communications including VSAT based Networks, Optical Communications, Troposcatter Communication, Data Transmission, Maritime Communications, International Telephony, Microwave Systems, Co-axial Systems and Multimedia Transmission.

Starting his career with NHPC in 1977, followed by Overseas Communications Services ( later VSNL and now Tata Communications Ltd.) till 1983. Worked in DOT (Department of Telecom) from 1983 to 2000 and BSNL from 2000 to 2006 in various capacities including Director Satellite Maintenance, Western Telecom Region, and General Manager Mobile Services in Maharashtra Circle and the North East .

Since December 2006 he has been working with TCIL in various capacities. He has been instrumental in the successful implementation of the prestigious Pan African e-Network Project.

He has been a Visiting faculty on Business of Telecom Management in Narsee Monjee Institute of Management and Advanced Mobile Communications systems in University of Mumbai , Pune University and Advanced Level Telecom Training Centre (ALTTC).

He is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) of the Project Management Institute (PMI) of the United States.

A Life Fellow of IETE ( Institution Of Electronics and Telecom Engineers), and a Member of its Governing Council.
A Member of IEEE ( Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and a member of the Executive Committee of the Delhi Section.
A Life member of The Telemedicine Society of India.
A member of the ITU APT Foundation of India.
A Member of Broadband India Forum.

He is a Director on Boards of TTL (Tamil Telecommunications Limited) and TBL International , TCIL Saudi Ltd. , Bharati Hexacom Limited. Mr. Vimal Wakhlu is currently Chairman & Managing Director of TCIL