Krish Prabhu, former chief technology officer (CTO) of AT&T, has joined the advisory board of STL.

In his new role, Prabhu will work with the executive team to advise STL on strategy and technology road map across optical and wireless domains.

STL advisory board comprises two other telecom industry stalwarts, BS Shantharaju, former chief executive officer (CEO) of Indus Towers and Sandip Das, former managing director (MD) and CEO of Reliance Jio.

In the past, Prabhu had also served as CEO of Tellabs and has also worked with Alcatel in various executive positions from 1991-2001. He is an alumnus of IIT-Bombay, and holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.