Founder & Director, Usha Martin Technologies
Mr. Prashant Jhawar, is a 2nd generation Entrepreneur and is also a Director of Usha Martin Limited.
Prashant joined the family business in 1982 and has been specifically responsible for the IT and Telecom diversification of the group. He founded Usha Martin Telekom in 1994, a GSM cellular network in the city of Kolkata, India in partnership with Telekom Malaysia and other international investors. He successfully led the trade sale of this venture to Hutchison Whampoa in July 2000.
Prashant founded Usha Martin Technologies (UMT), which has evolved into a convergent customer care and billing solution provider for next generation communication and broadband service providers. He also lead the team of Usha Martin Group Associates that acquired EppixComm, the customer care and billing solution provider from LogicaCMG in 2005.
Under Prashant’s leadership, UMT continued its domain expertise in billing and later diversified into emerging areas like Analytics, Digital Commerce etc. UMT has recently partnered with SAP Hybris, for providing Digital Solutions across the globe, on the Hybris platform.
Recipient of the honorary Life Time Achievement Award from ASSOCHAM, India (2018), for his outstanding contribution in the field of Information & Communication Technology, Prashant is also the Chancellor of Usha Martin University.