Brijendra K. Syngal
Mr. Syngal was responsible for executing a GDR issue of USD 527 million at VSNL, the largest GDR issue out of India to be listed on the London Stock Exchange and third largest issue out of Asia.
He is regarded as the father of Internet and data services in India, which propelled the growth of software exports from India. In the international telecom arena, he has held the positions of Chairman, Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO) London, and Councilor for India INMARSAT Council, London, Vice Chairman and Director, ICO Boards, Chairman of Governance Committee ICO, Cayman Islands and Governor, INTELSAT Board, Washington DC.
He has been recipient of many industry awards including Telecom Man of the Decade award by Wisitex Foundation, India Partners in Progress award by Maharashtra State Government for his contribution in telecommunications both in India and Abroad. Mr. Syngal was one of the fifty Stars of Asia, chosen by Business Week magazine for the year 1998.