Mr. Rahul Vatts

Chief Regulatory Officer, Bharti Airtel

Rahul Vatts is Chief Regulatory Officer (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel. He is also Director – OneWeb India and Vice Chairman of Indian Space Association (ISpA). He is a Board member at Indo Teleport Limited & Mobipro, which runs the India Mobile Congress.

As the Chief Regulatory Officer of Bharti Airtel, Rahul heads the Government Relations, Policy and Regulatory interfaces across the company’s Business spanning mobility broadband, DTH , Data Center. Submarine Cables, its international Subsidiaries & all Digital lines of Business.

Rahul is chair of GSMA’s Spectrum Policy Working Group (SPWG). He is also a member of GSMA’s Global Policy Group, and Spectrum Strategy & Management Group (SSMG). Rahul is also a Governing Council Member of Various Telecom Standardization Bodies in India.

A telecom industry veteran with over 29 years of experience with leading corporations, Rahul is an expert on Telecom & Broadcasting Licensing, Economic Regulations, Spectrum Management and Regulatory Litigation. He has actively shaped public policy discussion across the globe in emerging areas such as data privacy, M2M & IoT and content self-regulation.

An Engineer in telecommunications from prestigious Pune University, Rahul is also an alumnus
of Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad and The Wharton School, Pennsylvania.