Ambar Sur

Role: 
Senior VP, Managed Services
Company: 
Comviva

Ambar is the Senior Vice President for Managed Services at Comviva. Ambar combines his deep knowledge of technology with an appreciation of market and business drivers - skills that have enabled him to win customer loyalty with leading operators, globally. He has handled various roles within the company including Chief Marketing Officer, Director- EMEA and Vice President - Airtel market unit.
Ambar began his 19 year career in Washington DC as a project manager with LCC, a pioneer in wireless voice and data services for the telecom industry, where he set up various networks around the world. Having gained experience of the wireless world, Ambar moved to India to work with BPL Mobile, where he oversaw Network Performance & RF Planning for the company. He later moved to BPL Innovision to establish OyeIndia, the group's web technology company.
In 2001, Ambar co-founded CellCloud Technologies, where he was a key driver of business growth, building sales of the company's innovative prepaid solution in India, and helping ensure the company became profitable within a short period. CellCloud merged with Comviva in 2002. Ambar has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech in the USA and an MS in Telecom from Brooklyn Polytechnic, USA.