MIT School of Telecom management (MTSOT) Pune organized an invited talk by Ms. Sucheta Dhere on 04th of December 2017 for the students of Batch 2017-19.Profile of Sucheta Dhere – She is a very technology savvy & passionate professional with around 20+ years of global experience working on cutting edge technology in Entire Telecom Wireless Ecosystem, Cloud, Systems, Embedded, IT and IOT. A Telecom, Electronics, Software & Systems engineer at heart, she has successfully set up mobile and telecom R&D and Testing labs in Samsung R&D Bangalore(2012-2015),Vodafone Bangalore Incubator(2015-16), Anite Telecoms Bangalore(2003-2004) and Qualcomm Hyderabad (2005-2006). She has worked for Top Tier I telecom multinational companies like Vodafone, Samsung, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Alcatel, Huawei, Anite, Datang, Bose, and Sasken. She is also working as a freelance consultant from Sep 2016, in space of technology, smart cities & villages and rural India connectivity and experience working with DOT, TRAI, and MOUD, TSDSI, TCOE etc. She has travelled around 10+ countries, such as China, UK, USA, and Korea, rest of Asia for CDMA, UMTS & LTE, and IMS launches and deployments. She has experience across different Radio access technologies such as Volte, Vo- wifi, GSM, CDMA, 3G, and LTE, Wi-Fi & implemented design & development of standards for ISO7816, 3GPP, 3GPP2, IEEE-108.x, GSMA, OMA & ETSI standards. I have specialization in Layer 3 & Layer2 protocols. She has also got a vast Experience in Compliance & Conformance, certifications & accreditations with regulatory authorities & bodies including EMV compliance for SIMs. She had setup Test Circle of Excellence in Samsung – handled 22-25 different types of testing done in Wireless Telecom environment.Summary of a talk on “Indian Telecom Industry and Market” In her speech Ms. Dhere interacted with more than 100 students of MITSOT at seminar hall on a theme titled ‘Indian Telecom Industry and Market’ from 01:45pm- 3:45pm. Ms. Ami introduced the guest to the audience and invited the guest for the speech. In her speech she emphasized on the global as well as local scenario of telecom sector and had a detailed deliberation about the same. She also informed the audience about the various key stake holders involved in the eco-system of telecom sector. She mentioned that these stake holders need to Collaborate, Comply and Compatible (3C’s) with each other for the success and growth of the telecom sector. According to her even though the disruptions have introduced the change to the Indian Telecom Sector it has also introduced new challenges. She questioned the students’ in order to understand their awareness about the telecom industry. She explained about the changes experienced by the telecom sector with appropriate statistics. She added that there are various key success factors behind the success of JIO. She mentioned that management students need to understand implications of knowledge. Mr. Amit Sinha taken special effort for organizing this lecture. Ms. Akansha shared her learning before the vote of thanks. The session was formally concluded by Ms. Amanpreet who proposed vote of thanks.