The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has appointed Kishore Babu Yerraballa as its Area Representative for Southeast Asia.
Babu is Deputy Director General (Standards – R&D – Innovation), Ministry of Communications, Government of India. He started his career as Deputy General Manager (Enterprise Telecom Services), BSNL in October 2004, and since then has worked in the ministry of communications in various capacities.
A telecommunications professional with over 30 years of dedicated experience in various leadership positions in telecommunications policy; development programs and projects; international relations; stakeholder engagement with national and international entities; and public sector functions.
Babu is a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Management, Strategy from Education from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore & Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, NY and a B-Tech from NBKR Institute of Science and Technology NBKR Institute of Science and Technology.