Shekhar is an experienced IT leader with more than 22 years of experience in IT strategy, architecture, design and delivery. Until recently he was working as the Head of Digital Architecture with Telefonica, responsible for definition and design of award winning digital architecture. The scope of this architecture included all Digital enablers like Mobile, Cloud, Big Data, Real Time Analytics, and Digital Channels and its integration with B/OSS. Before Telefonica, he led the integration strategy and architecture for EE and designed a common platform for both Orange and T-mobile. Active member and regular speaker at various industry and digital forums, Shekhar is one of the founding members of Open ROADS community.