Vivek Gaur, Vice President, Engineering, Colt

Vivek is Vice President of Engineering for Colt’s global network. Additionally, he is the Country Head and Managing Director of Colt India. He is an alumnus of Cambridge University completing the Senior Management Programme from Judge business school and executive/leadership coaching.

With 23 years of experience in strategic & operational Leadership profiles of global accountabilities, Vivek leads Colt’s global engineering function that architects, develops and evolves Colt’s core fibre and electronics network in the most efficient and reliable fashion to drive customer satisfaction up and the lowering operating costs.

Vivek has been instrumental in future proofing Colt’s award winning IQ Network to a 400G optimised network with modern orchestration, connecting 1000+ data centres across Europe, Asia & North America, reaching 29,000 buildings via Colt fibre and 158 Cloud PoPs. With strong passion for technology & innovation, Vivek is a modern business leader who believes in constant change and transformation to be ahead of the market. Under his leadership Colt has successfully launched 400G/800G, SDN/NFV, sustainable, efficient and converged network technologies.