Mr. Anand Sinha

Anand SinhaMr. Anand Sinha, COO, Sahara Next & Sr. VP, AKWL

Anand Sinha has been one of the founder members of Sahara Next ( Sahara Net Corp Ltd. ), the technology arm of Sahara India Pariwar. Currently he leads Group’s IT, ITES & Telecom initiatives pan India, in addition to managing divisional operational objectives.

As his initial assignment in early 2000’s, he contributed radically in rolling out then Asia’s 4th largest V-SAT network and lead to evolve Business Models that could exploit the mega network. He was responsible for setting up Sahara India Pariwar’s Corporate Contact Centre in Lucknow which caters to both Captive and International Audience for all major Divisions of the Group. He leads Sahara India Pariwar’s mobility Initiatives and manages Group’s short code 59090. He has contributed on Group’s Smart Card initiatives. He has recently catered to Group’s requirement of cost effectively connecting and managing more than 5000 locations through wireless VPN, addressing all operational and technical concerns. He leads Group’s IT & Telecom Infrastructure Requirement, Assessment, Audit and Management.

He was responsible for driving and accomplishment of ISO 9001 : 2008 Certification for the Organization.

He has represented Sahara Next in varied forums like CII, IAMAI, NASSCOM, AKWL which has lead to various reward and recognition for Sahara Next.

His last assignment was as Zonal Business Head for Essar Swisscomm JV – Essar Cellphone in Haryana till 2001.

He has been a rank holder in Degree and a Post Graduate in Marketing & Sales. His professional exposure spans two decades on both Business & Technology front.

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