Chief Strategy Officer
David Nishball is one of the leading experts in building and managing enterprise telecom operations in the Asia Pacific Region. He led the enterprise segment for a number of global operators, joint venture companies, and emerging market operators.
He brings over 28 years of experience to Sify, spanning various roles and functions in the telecommunications industry, including 18 years in the Asia Pacific Region alone.
David Nishball was President of Airtel Enterprise Services from 2007-2010, a business unit of Bharti Airtel Ltd., India’s leading telecom service provider. Prior to joining Bharti Airtel, he was a Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, for Orange Business Services (formerly Equant), based in Singapore. He managed Orange’s business operations in Japan, Korea, Greater China, India, and Australasia. From 1982-2002, he held a number of strategic positions with AT&T and its related companies, playing a key role in supporting and managing several global ventures. This included serving as Regional Head of Concert Asia Pacific, a joint venture between BT and AT&T, where he led the global accounts sales, carrier services, and distribution organizations.
David Nishball was a founding officer of WorldPartners Company, a global telecommunications services venture between AT&T, KDD Japan, Singapore Telecom and Unisource, serving as Vice President of Marketing.
He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with an Engineering emphasis, also from U.C. Berkeley.