Skylo, provider of satellite-based narrowband IoT solutions, has announced that Dr. Jai Menon has joined the company’s leadership team as CIO. In this crucial role, Jai will lead the company’s supporting technology efforts for scaling its service , including its Order Management System, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Information Technology (IT) support, business and operations support systems (BSS/OSS), network, infrastructure and security.
Parth Trivedi, CEO and Co-Founder, Skylo commented on the appointment, “Jai’s experience in scaling businesses backed by a service promise and his unparalleled global experience will play a vital role in our growth. I am delighted to have Jai join our team to lead our network operations and service infrastructure initiatives.”
“I am inspired by the work Skylo has been doing around the world, especially to digitise industries and sectors that have remained offline for centuries through its innovation-driven breakthrough technologies. Growing up in India with several global experiences driving digital transformation programs for organisations and critical sectors alike, I am excited by this opportunity at Skylo and look forward to delivering impact at scale,” stated Dr. Jai Menon said.
A distinguished alumnus of IIT-Delhi, Jai has several global recognitions such as Global CIO 50 (US), Forbes (US), GSMA (Spain), Telecom Asia (Hong Kong), IDC (Singapore), and NASSCOM (India). He has authored over 35 US patents, three European patents, and nearly 100 international research publications. He has also served on global advisory boards including the TM Forum, GSMA, NASSCOM, CII, IBM, Oracle, and Teradata. Jai received his MS/PhD from Cornell, BTech from IIT-Delhi, and has completed executive programs from Harvard, Wharton and MIT.