London Alumni Brunch Series hosts Ankit Agarwal MBA2010, CEO of Connectivity Solutions Event Logo

London Alumni Brunch Series hosts Ankit Agarwal MBA2010, CEO of Connectivity Solutions

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Fri, Apr 16, 2021

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (GMT+1)

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The Advancement Team invites you to join the next London Alumni Brunch Series.

These informal and interactive virtual series, in a small group, allow students from all degree programmes to engage with senior LBS alumni, gain industry-specific insights and capture their anecdotes – giving you an opportunity to ask questions directly.

Places are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will go live at 12 pm (BST) on Wednesday 07 April.
 

Ankit’s Biography

Ankit Agarwal is the CEO of Connectivity Solutions. With his experience in the optical fibre and digital connectivity space, Ankit is a thought leader in the telecommunications industry. Today, Ankit is the member of the Board of Directors of Sterlite Technologies Ltd and leads the Connectivity Solutions business (Optical Fibre, Optical Fibre Cables, Specialty Cables and Passive Connectivity).

Prior to that, Ankit was the Director of Telecom Products and Head of Global Sales at STL. Ankit has been instrumental in leading STL’s entry into new geographies and customer segments. Under his leadership, STL has established its presence across 100 countries. He played a key role in the expansion of the Optical Fibre and Cable business globally by successfully executing and managing Joint Ventures in China and Brazil and acquisition in Italy. Ankit is also a Director of Sterlite GARV.

Having grown up in a family of entrepreneurs, Ankit has institution-building in his heart. Apart from his experience in investment banking and deal-making, Ankit led the Corporate Strategy of Vedanta Resources and played a key role in Vedanta’s strategic transactions including its $8.6 billion acquisition of Cairn India, and $2.6 billion bid for ASARCO. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and is an MBA from London Business School. Ankit was an active member of the LBS Rugby Club, and captain of the Ultimate Frisbee Club. Also, he co-founded the Social Venture Dharma Life with four other LBS classmates and today that venture has scaled up to over 10,000 village-level entrepreneurs across India.

As a young leader, Ankit is also a champion of internal culture change, from driving a flat organization to leading community efforts. He is also an avid reader, fitness enthusiast and traveler, passionate about learning something new every day.

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