ANKIT AGARWAL

CEO, Connectivity Solutions Business

As a deep believer in Innovation and Customer-first approach, Ankit leads the Connectivity Solutions Business in developing next-gen solutions to address the evolving network and communication opportunities of our clients. He plays a crucial role in STL's global expansion; he helped establish STL's presence in over 100 countries and executed Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions and Greenfield projects across Brazil, China and Italy. He is also responsible for executing strategic opportunities such as Mergers & Acquisitions and Greenfield projects globally for STL.

Prior to STL, 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. As an Analyst at the Investment Banking division of Deutsche Bank (London) prior to his stint at Vedanta, he played a significant role in cross-border transactions such as Tata Steel’s acquisition of Corus for US$12 billion & Eurasian Natural Resources $2.7 billion IPO.

Ankit holds a Bachelor’s degree from University of Southern California and an MBA degree from London Business School.