Ajit Nazre, a former partner with the venture fund Kliener Perkins Caufield and Byers (KPCB), and Arvind Rao, have joined Reliance Industries’ much awaited 4G rollout in an advisory capacity. Ajit Nazre have (separately) confirmed this to MediaNama, though they declined to comment on the exact nature of their roles.
The word that Ajit Nazre has joined RIL’s 4G venture has been going around for the past week or so, after he (we’re told) held meetings with some content companies. He is, at present, looking into strategy around value added services and content partnerships for the 4G rollout. Ajit is concerned about the rollout in advisory capacity.
Ajit Nazre, we were told, has been there for three months now. We had heard that Ajit Nazre was looking at corporate strategy, but he denied that. We were told by sources that he is looking into the creation of a consumer centric and open ecosystem for content and services. Ajit Nazre’s LinkedIn profile still mentions him as AP at KPCB
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