Biography

Hari Krishnan

Senior Manager

Hari has strong experiences in the telecommunications and Internet industries. His recent engagements include leading the Network Sharing activities between two European MNOs, project management of a large scale mobile network modernization and outsourcing, network strategy audit & technical due diligence, post merger network consolidation, and market analysis for an telecom infrastructure vendor focusing on operator impacts from network investments.

Prior to joining Northstream, Hari worked at AT&T Research and Development Labs in New Jersey in their Voice and Data Convergence division handling large scale IP Voice and Data projects. He has also successfully developed and implemented growth and market entry strategies for an Internet start-up looking to enter new markets.

Hari holds an MBA from IESE Business School, Barcelona and a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey.

Insights by Hari

Mobile payments – winning the battle or winning the war?

The mobile industry, during the past 6 months, has seen the strongest push towards mobile payments as industry giants such as Apple, Google, and Samsung have been extremely active in bringing their own mobile payment solutions, striving to take the top spot in making people pay with their mobile phones. During these nascent times, it […]
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Handset Subsidies – To Do or Not To Do?

In the past half a decade or so, one of the key drivers of the mobile communication sector is the rapid adoption of premium smartphones. The most popular form of selling smartphones in developed countries was using smartphone subsidies where the mobile operators offer customers with smartphones at low upfront cost and customers repay the […]
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