Shamik Mishra currently serves as Vice President and CTO of Connectivity at Capgemini Engineering. In addition to this, he also leads the Capgemini technology domain, “connected futures” as the CTIO. As a global lead for technology and innovation, Shamik drives the connectivity technology portfolio for 5G, virtualization, cloud native, edge computing, intelligent networks, and carrier cloud platforms.
Previously he was the Vice President for Research and Innovation and Global Chief Industry Architect for Altran’s telecommunication business before the acquisition by Capgemini in 2019.
Shamik has over twenty-one years of experience in the telecom and software industry, providing engineering R&D services, frameworks and solutions to telecom operators, network equipment providers and software firms around the world. He has represented Capgemini Engineering at several industry forums including Linux Foundation Edge where he is a member of the technical advisory council. He has been elected the deputy chairman for GSMA’s Operator Platform Group. He is also a member of the advisory board of the Open Compute Project. Shamik is a regular speaker at industry and academic conferences and is often covered by the industry media.
He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Mathematics and Computing from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.