22nd May 2024


India’s First Do Tank linking Tech and Geopolitical Power

Charulatha V

Currently with Larsen & Toubro Smart World and Military Communication

Part of working group for Cybersecurity taskforce to define common framework.

  • Solution Architect in Networking Domain with strong technical focus: SDN, Switching, Routing, Network Security, Cybersecurity.
  • Identity access management, LTE, 5G, Enterprise and Service provider network system design specialising in backhaul.
  • System level expertise on Radio Communications, Voice, Video and Data, GIS and conferencing applications and Microservices architecture.
  • Business Development with identification of new technologies, collaborations and strategic Partnerships in communication segment.
  • Conduct and participate in senior leadership meetings with Govt. functionaries of Services Headquarters, MoD agencies for defence and communication projects.
  • Spearhead 4G and 5G capabilities and deriving end-to-end network infrastructure for deployment.
  • Evaluate technical requirements of MHA related to cybersecurity for greenfield deployments and brownfield deployments with selection of components for interoperability.
  • Solution Architect for Network Requirements in routing, switching, microwave and mesh radio, LTE base station, EPC, IMS, application servers with QoS, RF planning, cell planning, power and weight budgets for deployment scenarios
  • Design of network architecture with the given quality with respect to performance and scale Interaction with partners, OEMs for interoperability analysis and development of customized solutions, security design with encryption algorithms
  • Evaluation and selection of protocols, framework and products for solution
  • Preparation of Bill of Materials, negotiation for being within the stipulated budget for bidding Presentation of technical solutions to customers and obtaining buy-in for solutions
  • Design of Element Management System, Network Management System: Review and Validation of the same and interworking with products
  • Represented organisation in tech talks and seminars on network security and cybersecurity

Strong foundation in Design, Development and Maintenance of networking products at Huawei, Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks for close to 2 decades in networking product firms prior to joining L&T.