Honorary Distinguished Fellow and Adjunct Fellow
Mike Singh is a globally respected telecoms consultant and an investor in the Indus‐Americas Subsea Cable System (BRICS Cable) which is expected to solve the bandwidth constraints faced by the emerging markets of the Southern Hemisphere via the linkage of Asia, the Middle East, Africa & the Americas.
Telkom Caribe provides wide‐ranging consultancy services to a growing number of global powerhouses on both the operator and vendor sides of the convergent communication sector with a specialized focus on DWDM, GPON, 4G/LTE, Wireless Data (Wi‐Max, VoIP, IPTv, NFC), Mobile Commerce, Mobile Health, M2M, IoT, SDN, CDN, NFV, OTT, Cloud Computing, Managed Network Services and Unified Communications as well as a number of related next generation solutions in an increasingly ubiquitous world.
In addition, he is a visiting fellow at the world reknowned Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, The SP Jain Graduate School of Business (Dubai) and the University of the Western Cape (South Africa). He also serves as the Chairman of the IPv6 Council for Latin America & the Caribbean, Vice Chairman of the Steering Committee for the BRICS Cable Consortium, The Advisory Board of The Smart Cities Council and the Global Advisory Board of “Start‐Up Village India” based in Kerala, India. Start Up Village is India’s Silicon Valley and is the nerve centre of India’s R&D. He was born in Guyana where he received his early education. He later finished his high school education in Great Britain and thereafter completed his studies in Canada and Great Britain respectively.
He is also a globally recognized thought leader and a regular presenter on issues of relevance to the global telecoms sector with a special focus on mobile‐convergent communications growth in the emerging markets of Latin America & the Caribbean, Africa & Asia. He is highly sought after for his expertise by such global industry leaders as CNN International, BBC, Deutsche Welle, CBC, Al‐Jazeera, The Financial Times, Fortune & Bloomberg. To date his global speaking engagements have taken him afar as USA, UAE, Senegal, Rwanda, South Africa, Russia, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, China, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, France, Spain, Germany and of course throughout the Caribbean Basin. In 2008 and 2010 he was the only invitee from the Caribbean Basin to have participated in and also addressed the prestigious FORTUNE GLOBAL FORUM held in Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa respectively