About Our Expert
D.P. Venkatesh has more than eighteen years experience in the telecommunications industry across Wireless, Internet, and Media sectors. His roles have varied from executive management to strategic planning and business development.
As CEO of mPortal, Mr. Venkatesh oversees all aspects of strategy, sales, and marketing for mPortal. Over the past eleven years, he has led the company through its various growth stages.
Prior to founding mPortal, Mr. Venkatesh was with McKinsey & Company in their Hong Kong Office as part of their global Telecommunications Practice and worked with several leading global communication providers as a strategic consultant to their Boards and Management teams.
His work included development of the strategy for an Asian conglomerate to expand its telecom business into China; market rollout plans of a telecom operator in India; global strategy for a large Pan-Asian carrier; and strategy for hardware manufacturer to add a new growth business in software. Mr. Venkatesh led the Asia Pacific Communications Industry practice for Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) and started CSC’s office in Asia in Hong Kong. Within 2 years, CSC’s Asia base grew rapidly to include 5 countries (Hong Kong, India, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia). Earlier in his career, Mr. Venkatesh held several positions in product management and marketing for Convergys (Nasdaq:CVG) in North America while working with communication providers in their BSS/OSS infrastructure needs.
Mr. Venkatesh holds an MS in Industrial Engineering and an MBA both from the University of Cincinnati, as well as a BS in Chemical Engineering from Anna University.
mPortal Inc, founded in 2000, has created award winning mobile user experiences which enable consumers to discover, download, purchase, and interact with content and applications for Wireless Carriers, Cable Operators, Media Companies and Next-Generation Converged Service Providers. mPortal's products and services assist its customers to create, launch, manage, and monetize mobile content and applications across multiple connected devices and networks.
As a total solution provider, mPortal eliminates the complexities involved in launching a mobile offering. With mPortal as a strategic partner, customers can focus on their core business and rely on mPortal to provide its expertise in launching value-added and revenue-generating mobile experiences.
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