Aged in late 60’s and an alumnus of IIT Kanpur and IIM Calcutta Mr Arun Seth took early retirement from his corporate career to focus on bringing the benefits of IT/Telecom to real world businesses in Energy, Health, Fintech, MedTech, Education, Hospitality etc. via a vibrant innovative entrepreneurial eco system and a focus on giving back to the society.
Starting as the founding MD of British Telecom, India in 1995 he built it to its current leadership position and left in 2012 as its non-Executive Chairman. He also provided his services and support during acquisition of 45% stake in Airtel in 1996 was on its board till 2002. In addition to this he has also helped incubate and grow Mahindra BT in 90’s into what is known to us as Tech Mahindra and has been on its board for 17 years.
Actively working with Government and Regulators on shaping Telecoms Policy and IT policy, he is also an elected member of NASSCOM for more than a decade. In addition to this he has been on the founding committee for the formation of the Data Security Council of India.
Currently an independent Director on the board of Narayana Health , Jubilant Life Sciences, Sify Technologies , Usha Breco Ltd , Serviont Global Solutions Ltd , Sify Technologies Ltd , Tonetag and many more, he continues to be an active advisor to Nutanix USA , MMTC Pamp for driving its Digital gold strategy, Data Analytics leader ThoughtSpot and InMobi which he incubated in 2007 and C2FO and IOT/Analytics leader Eco-energy and a number of health tech start-ups like Healthifyme, Fitgalaxy etc.