Group CEO And Whole-Time Director

Dr. Anand Agarwal is the Group CEO of STL and is passionate about driving technological advancement to impact everyday lives. Recognising the exponential growth in data consumption and shifts in the global technology landscape, Anand has navigated STL from an optical connectivity company to a global leader in end-to-end network solutions.

Anand leads STL, a digital networks integrator that is building networks with core capabilities in optical connectivity, virtualised radio, network software and system integration. Anand was honoured with the prestigious ‘Broadband Infrastructure Leader Award’ in 2016 and “Pathbreaker of the Year” in 2019 for transforming India’s digital infrastructure at the Telecom Leadership Forum.

A PhD in Materials Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and B.Tech from IIT Kanpur, Anand is a hands-on technologist on advanced photonics and programmable networks. He is a firm believer in empowering and transforming lives through innovations in technology.