Prithvi a Growing Force in Wireless Networks - Appoints Chahram Zolfaghari as New SVP, Telecom
Hyderabad, India-Winter 2010: Prithvi Information Solutions, a global IT and telecom service provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Chahram Zolfaghari to the position of Senior Vice President of Telecom, Americas.
- (1888PressRelease) December 02, 2010 - Dr. Chahram Zolfaghari joins Prithvi Information Solutions Brazil operations, where Prithvi is seeing strong demand for its specialized 3G network services. He will split his time between South and North America.
With more than 16 years of experience in wireless network rollouts and consulting in the telecom industry, Dr. Zolfaghari has a long track record of executive, operational, and business development success. He joins Prithvi from WFI in Latin America (prior to its acquisition by TetraTech) where he was President and Managing Director for South America. He has held various management and technical positions throughout his career at MSI, eWS, and Nexius Wireless in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America.
"We are delighted that Chahram has joined Prithvi," said Satish Vuppalapati, Managing Director of Prithvi Information Solutions. "Our Telecom Engineering Services business has gained a leader who understands the business and technology issues associated with the future of telecommunications. His knowledge and understanding of the strategic issues faced by players in the telecom industry will help catalyze business opportunities for Prithvi, and contribute to the fulfillment of Prithvi's strategic objectives."
Large-scale wireless network rollouts are an important and growing area of Prithvi's Telecom Engineering Services, and Dr. Zolfaghari's expertise will play a key role in further developing Prithvi's leadership position in the Americas. "Prithvi has an excellent record partnering with telecom giants to rollout 3G and now 4G wireless networks," he says. "In addition to our technical expertise, adding value through experienced and locally based business development is an important facet of Prithvi's service that really makes a difference to our customers."
Chahram Zolfaghari holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the National Institute of Telecommunications in France. He obtained his PhD in signal processing from Orsay University, France.