Girish Dev joins Commtel as AI and Digital Transformation Head

Mumbai : Commtel, the global engineering, and technology company, has appointed Girish Dev as head of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Digital Transformation (DT) Business Unit. 

The AI and DT Unit will help companies operating in the critical national infrastructure (CNI) sectors through tailor made AI and DT solutions.

Shriprakash Pandey, CMD, Commtel Networks, said, "Our AI and DT division aims to work closely with customers for intelligent use of the data that flows through their systems. Girish combines the skills and flexibility to lead Commtel's activities in this area as the companies in the CNI sectors continue to respond to greater challenges and accelerated change."

Commenting on his appointment, Dev said, “The critical infrastructure sectors, especially energy, power, transportation, and defence have been facing increasing threats of physical and cyber-attacks. Many of these sectors are also at the forefront of significant efforts towards sustainable development. To begin with, through our AI solutions, we intend to enhance the security of the physical estate of our customers besides partnering with them for implementation of their key priorities under a comprehensive digital acceleration programme.”

Before joining Commtel, Dev served as a strategic advisor and head at a global technology group for their blockchain and DLT ventures.

Earlier, he held several roles including, the position of chief regulatory officer at Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX), a Critical Information Infrastructure, was Executive Director in the Capital First Group, and MD & CEO at Geofin Comtrade.