VENKATESWARA RAO APPALANAYUDU Marketing Solutions Director, Huawei

Rao brings over a total of 25 years telecom experience as operator and supplier working in South East Asia region. His expertise are primarily in business development, product marketing and system integrator for leading telecommunication and digital transformation projects. He was successful in building and leading large project organizations to design deploy and operate robust mobile and fixed networks across large geographical areas. On top of that, he had in-depth experience in Program Management specializing service provider areas on Digital Service Operations, Big Data, Go To Market Strategy, Service Fulfilment, Managed Services, Network Sharing, Rollout, Engineering and Operations.

He is responsible for overall management of 5G strategic and operational Marketing and Customer Relationship on competitive offerings, prospect needs and generate product development ideas. Prior to joining Huawei, some of his key roles are Senior VP for PT Smartfren Indonesia, Head of Implementation Maxis, Head of Network Sharing Digi and Head of Operations in PT Axis (XL) Indonesia