TitleCompany:Managing Director, GPX India Pvt Ltd, India
Bio:Manoj Paul is the Managing Director of Equinix India and is responsible for leading the Equinix’s business in India focusing on expanding Platform Equinix® and business ecosystems in India, ensuring customer success in digital transformation .
Manoj joined Equinix in 2021 with the acquisition of GPX where he was the MD for India and successfully built a highly motivated and experienced team that helped build a highly profitable DataCenter business of GPX in India. GPX India achieved the distinction of being India’s most Hyperconnected Carrier Neutral Edge data center with an unparalleled ecosystem comprising of all the world’s large Cloud Service Providers, Content/OTTs and Telecom Service Providers.
He has more than 25 years of experience in the IT and telecom infrastructure and services industry. Before GPX , he worked with Bharti Airtel for 11+ years where his last role was as the COO for Enterprise Business. Prior to that, as BFSI vertical head, he built the BFSI vertical business of Airtel for all data and voice services; and as Product Manager was responsible for the launch of Airtel’s DSL Broadband Service and Public Wifi Hotspots in 2003. Prior to that, he worked with Lucent Technologies (acquired by Nokia), HCL and Avaya.
He has been speaking as a thought leader at multiple forums like PTC( Hawaii), Capacity Asia and events of CII, Assocham, IDC , among others
Manoj holds an MBA from the IIM Ahmedabad and a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Electronics and Telecommunication from the Jabalpur Engineering College.