Jishnu Aravindakshan

Jishnu Aravindakshan is Principal Architect Technology in CTO’s office, Tejas Networks India Limited and has 19 years’ experience in the field of Telecom.

He obtained his BTech in electronics and communication from NIT, Calicut in 2001 and Masters from IISc, Bangalore in 2004. Subsequently he joined Tejas Networks and is responsible for deciding the long-term roadmap of the company. He has represented Tejas at ITU-T SG15 and has contributed towards the development of ITU-T G.8032 and MPLS-TP standards. His present interests include 5G-Adv and 6G. He is actively involved in 5G standardization through TSDSI (Telecom Standards Development Society, India) at ITU-R WP5D, and as Individual Member at 3GPP RAN1/SA2. He was closely involved in the design of 3G/4G backhaul architecture with major Indian and International operators. He successfully represented India and TSDSI during the IMT2020 standardization activity for inclusion of LMLC (Low Mobility Large Cell) as a 5G evaluation configuration in Rural eMBB. He was the founding Chairman of Optical Access and Transport Study Group (SG3) in TSDSI which developed CPRI Fronthaul standard. Later he continued as the Vice Chairman of Study Group – Networks (SGN) and coordinated the effort from TSDSI for including a 5G Radio Interface Technology (RIT) or 5Gi from India in ITU-R IMT 2020. Recently, he as part of Indian delegation contributed to ITU-R IMT-2030 Framework/Vision document.

He has filed 18 patents and was awarded the best paper award by IETE in 2006. He has edited the Springer’s CSI Transaction on ICT on a special issue on “Wireless in the future” as a guest editor in March 2019.