Mr. Samir Shrestha
VP - Telenet Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Samir Shrestha is a graduate engineer from Nepal Engineering College with a major in electronics and communication. He is a technology expert with numerous certifications (CCNA, Java, PHP, Red Hat Certification, Cloud Certification, Quality Assurance, and many more) from various educational institutes.
Post his engineering, he ventured in to his first company with his college friends in which they managed to design Home Security Solution. He co-founded another company “Airtel International” and managed various projects like Top-up Wallets (Smart Pay), SMS to Email to Nepal Telecom, Call details Record System to ZTE Nepal and Nepal Telecom.
In 2010, he joined Spice Digital Limited (India) as a Software Engineer and was stationed in Nepal at Teletalk, a Ramesh Corp. entity as a Spice India local partner. After two years, he moved on to Teletalk as a Senior Manager in Business and Technology.As Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer of Telenet, he co-founded “Telenet Pvt Ltd” in Ramesh Corp. in 2017 to cater to various IT businesses and manage current Value Added Services(VAS) in Nepal and other foreign countries.
He is in charge of the whole technology landscape, solution architecting, and client relationship management with all IT companies like Ncell, Nepal Telecom, Online Khabar, AP1, Grepsr, Kantipur Media Group, Smart Tel, and Ooredoo, Qatar. He has managed various platform integration on SMS, IVR, USSD and WAP.He has played a vital part in a one-of-a-kind SMS Platform, which handles SMS voting platforms for all major reality programs in Nepal, including Nepal Idol, Voice of Nepal, KBC Nepal, Nepal Lok Star, Boogie Woogie and many more.
In 2018, he began Alibaba Cloud Distribution in Nepal, and is now an Alibaba Cloud Certified Professional in Cloud Computing and Security as well as assuring and counseling on the proper technological landscape and architecture to many of IT companies of Nepal.
With over 11 years of experience in telecommunications and cloud computing as well as cross-functional work experience in technology and R&D, engineering, business development, and operations, he has handled a variety of tasks, including handling numerous leadership positions in various projects. He is currently in charge of driving the VAS and cloud distribution businesses.