Mavenir has appointed Vishant Vora as president, global customer operations and managed services.

In his new role, Vora will lead Mavenir’s global end-to-end business operations including network design, rollout and deployments, solutions and systems integration services, managed services and related strategic initiatives.

Vora will be based at Mavenir’s headquarters in Richardson, TX and will report to Pardeep Kohli, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Mavenir, effective November 16, 2020.

Commenting on the development, Pardeep Kohli, president and CEO, Mavenir, said, “I am pleased to welcome Vishant to Mavenir. He has led the deployment and management of large-scale mobile networks.  He will provide a strong focus in leading our operations activities and will also be charged with leading and driving growth in our end to end O-RAN-based cloud native network deployments and managed services business.”

Further, Vishant Vora president, global customer operations and managed services, Mavenir, said, “I am excited to join Mavenir at such an exciting time. With its broad portfolio and innovative technology, Mavenir is well positioned to enable operators to realise the promise of 5G, and I look forward to being part of Mavenir at this pivotal time.”

Vishant joins Mavenir from Vodafone Group, where he served as chief technology officer (CTO) for Vodafone Idea in India, where he was responsible for providing strategy, people, budget and overall delivery for the technology aspects of the company.  Vishant played an instrumental role in the integration of Vodafone and Idea in 2017, including steering the post-merger integration of the two companies and transforming the business to become a 5G-ready digital telco.