Rahul joined Rakuten Mobile in 2019 to head up the Automation Center of Excellence Department, playing a critical role leading end-to-end automation strategy efforts of the Rakuten Mobile cloud-native network.
In 2020 Rahul was appointed as Executive Officer at Rakuten Mobile in Japan and Product and Engineering Head for Rakuten Communications Platform to lead the global operations from its newly established Singapore headquarters.
Rahul hails from northern India and started his career working with greenfield telco operators and startups. He also worked alongside Tareq Amin, Rakuten Mobile CTO, at Reliance Jio, building the company’s very successful green field mobile network in India.
Rahul holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering.