About Pronto

 

Pronto Networks Provides Carrier-Class Operations Support Systems (OSS) That Enables Network Operators To Deploy And Manage Large Public WLAN Networks. The Company’s Software Handles Provisioning, Configuration, Authentication, Access Control, Security, Pre-Paid And Post-Paid Billing, And Roaming Settlement For Large Public WLAN Networks. Some Of Vertical Segments In Which The UniFi OSS Solution Is Deployed Are:

  • Metro-wide broadband wireless mesh networks

  • Multi-location enterprise campuses

  • Hotels, airports, conference centers, multi-dwelling units, and other typical hotspots

Our Management Team

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Jasbir Singh

Chairman & Founder

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Nandu Desai

President & CEO

Jasbir brings more than 22 years of high tech and telecommunications expertise. He started his career as an Engineering Manager at C-DoT, in charge of SS7 and ISDN groups. As an Engineering Manager at C-DoT, he helped design and develop SS7 subsystems in India’s first digital switching system.

Jasbir brings more than 22 years of high tech and telecommunications expertise. He started his career as an Engineering Manager at C-DoT, in charge of SS7 and ISDN groups. As an Engineering Manager at C-DoT, he helped design and develop SS7 subsystems in India’s first digital switching system.

Nandu Desai has more than 20 years experience in data networking and wireless broadband industries, working with both software and hardware products. With Pronto since 2003, he was Vice President of the UniFi OSS product line, strategic partnerships and marketing channels. Previously, he was AVP Business Development for Syndesis, responsible for developing and maintaining Syndesis’ strategic partnerships with telecom equipment manufacturers and other Operational Support System vendors. Earlier in his career, Nandu was Director, Market Development for Yurie Systems (acquired by Lucent in 1998), and held several positions in software development and product management for data networking and narrowband systems at Alcatel and NEC America in Dallas.

Nandu holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University, an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Baroda, India.

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Dr.Nisha Singh

CFO

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Sushitha

Director (Product Fulfillment)

Nisha Singh is an experienced entrepreneur and business manager in the fields of consulting and operations management. Nisha got her PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee in energy management and did advanced research from University of California Berkley at prestigious Lawrence Berkeley Lab.

Nisha began her management career at Caldyne Consultants based in New Delhi where she oversaw operations of this leading Data Processing company. Nisha then went on to found Launchpad software Inc a consulting firm of 250 + people focusing on high-tech software development. Launchpad was sold in 2002 and Nisha went on to found Cybermine Internet Incubator, hosting number of companies including Informano, FN-Central, Doctormedia and BizMailers.

As Chairperson of Indscape group, Nisha currently heads an offshore Software development center in Bangalore, India and provides leadership guidance to number of young companies.

Sushitha is responsible for the product lifecycle, understanding customer requirements and managing the product development from supporting sales engineering teams to the delivery of the products to the customers network. Her team engages with Sales, Operations and Engineering to fulfill these tasks. She brings more than 12 years of product fulfillment experience to this role. Her earlier responsibilities for the past 8+ years at Pronto include managing the software testing and training the various internal teams, and interfacing with the Operations team to resolve customer escalations.

Sushitha holds various degrees and certifications in software testing, web application programming and computer applications, and a B.S. from Calicut University.

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Ravi Kasturi

Director – Engineering

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Arivan Govindan

VP – Business Development

Ravi Kasturi has more then 13 years of experience in networking domain, with 10+ years experience in product development more specifically Wi-FI service gateways, access points etc.

Currently Director of Engineering, he is leading the engineering team at Pronto and is responsible for design, development and delivery of Pronto UniFi OSS, Pronto Cloud Controller, Pronto Service Gateway etc.

Previously he has worked with Intel and Network Solutions, India with experience in Enterprise Management Solutions and services. He was responsible for design and deployment of EMS/NMS solutions with HP OpenView Suite of management products. He is also certified in HP OV NNM, HP OV OM, CCNA.RHEL

Ravi Kasturi has done Bachelor of Engineering(Electronics and Communication) from Karnataka University, Dharwad.

Entrepreneurial Business Manager with a consistent track record in successfully building, motivating & managing world-class multi-cultural Sales teams across APAC for industry leaders & pioneers. Thought leader in the Multiscreen, Internet Video Applications, Advertising & Monetization space for Content owners, Pay TV operators, OTT Players, Telcos & Mobile Operators. Strong business acumen with the ability to execute a wide range of strategies designed to establish market presence, increase revenues and profitability in a variety of economic & regional conditions. A proven performer who moves from vision and strategy to implementation and disciplined follow-through. Diverse experience with Startup companies, Multi-Billion dollar corporates, across a wide variety of roles including Sales Team Management, P&L Responsibility, Direct & Channel Sales, Business development & Partner Management.