Mr. Dilip Kumar Modi was appointed to the Board on 21st August, 2006 as Director and was earlier the Managing Director of the Company.
Mr. Modi is a new generation entrepreneur who has been spearheading business innovations in the mobility segment with technology as the driving force.
Mr. Modi soon after starting his career in the early 90s, led the entry of the Spice Group into the sunrise telecom sector in 1995 by creating Modi Telstra, India’s first mobile service provider. He also founded the country’s earliest VAS companies and mobile retail chains that led the wave of innovations in the telecom industry. He has been instrumental in building a dynamic Spice brand in mobility segment being the Spice Group’s flagship business.
Mr. Modi has been instrumental in expanding the Mobility footprint of the Spice Group across major Asian and African markets and has successfully created a Global and Inclusive Work Culture in the Group, currently headquartered at Singapore.
Apart from managing his businesses successfully, he is equally aware of the responsibility of the industry for affecting a positive social impact. His leadership attributes are widely recognized by corporate India resulting in his being the youngest ever President of Associated Chambers of Commerce (ASSOCHAM), the oldest chamber of India in 2011-12 as also the youngest Chairman of the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), in 2004 -05.
Mr. Modi was also awarded the “Youth Icon Award” by the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry for his exemplary leadership. He is the founder of Ek Soch, a social impact initiative to support innovation and entrepreneurship in the areas of Mobility, Education and Environment.
Mr. Modi holds a First Class Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Technology from the Brunel University, London, UK. He has also done his Masters in Business Administration from the Management School at the Imperial College, London, with a specialization in Finance.