Mr. Arun Seth is the non Executive Chairman of India Operations at Alcatel-Lucent, India since May 2011. He worked for BT Group in India in a variety of positions last 18 years last as non Executive Chairman. Starting as the MD in 1995 and built it to its current leadership position in managed telecom services. He drove the IT/BPO programs for BT for the last 8 years helping bring it to its current spend of $ 1 Bn working with multiple partners and own captive centres. He has been on the Executive Committee for Nasscom for the last 8 years, driving a no of programs like the BPO and Green. He had been a board member of Tech Mahindra for 10 years representing BT Very interested in entrepreneurship he has been a Charter Member of TiE Delhi and on the Advisory Board for National Entrepreneurship network and has been part of angel funds and mentors and invests in a no of start-ups in the tech space. With over 36 years of commercial and technical expertise in the IT /Telecom Industry in India, he is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences
Currently on the board of Jubilant Foodworks (Dominos), Cadista Pharmaceuticals (in USA) and Centum Learning, a Bharti Group co), Balmer Lawrie (a PSU), and Employwise (a cloud SaaS platform). He has also been a mentor to Avendus since inception and advises them. He is also on the Advisory board of TERI and TERI University and co chairs the Business Council for Sustainable Development for TERI He is on NGO boards like Helpage India, Katha and India Sponsor Foundation An alumnus of IIT Kanpur and IIM Calcutta – he has worked in senior commercial positions in the UB Group, HCL etc.