Dr. Anand Agarwal is Chief Executive Officer of Sterlite Technologies, since 2003. Under his leadership, Sterlite has grown from an optical fiber manufacturer to one of the leading global providers of products, solutions and services for telecom & power industries. Anand joined Sterlite in 1995 after a brief stint in Siemens. Since then he has held various key positions across the company in operations, projects, business development and sales. He has led Sterlite’s foray in infrastructure development for power and optical transmission, resulting in Sterlite being the largest private developer of such assets in India. Anand serves as a Director on the Board of Sterlite Technologies, and its subsidiaries in infrastructure development as well as joint ventures in Brazil and China. Anand has completed Bachelor’s in Engineering with specialization in Metallurgical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur, Masters’ and Ph.D. from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA.