Ayush Sharma

CTO at StarHub

Ayush is responsible for advancing StarHub's network transformation initiatives to accelerate business growth. He brings more than 20 years of experience in delivering ground-breaking technologies and industry-first products, and was most recently the Vice President, Head of Metaverse & Edge Platforms Business, Rakuten (USA). He is also a successful entrepreneur, having co-invented "Latency-as-a-service" architecture and algorithms to help MotoJeannie, a start-up business, deliver engaging rich-media interactive streaming, gaming, and XR-based collaboration experiences.

With previous leadership experience at Cisco, Ericsson, and Huawei, Ayush has led the design and technology adoption programs for over 30 fixed, satellite, mobile, and cloud networks globally. He launched several successful initiatives that have helped shape the industry, pioneering solutions ranging from the world's first Wi-Fi calling platform and first router in Outer Space, to the first commercial-grade Software Defined Networking controller.

Ayush holds a Master of Science in Data Communications from Brunel University London, United Kingdom and has completed the Stanford Executive Management program.


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  • CTO

    Current role

  • Network Transformation & Product Lead

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