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Transit Wireless Appoints Jyoti Mahurkar-Thombre as CTO

By CIOReview | Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Transit Wireless confirmed that as chief technology officer, Jyoti Mahurkar-Thombre had joined the company.

FREMONT, CA: Transit Wireless, a BAI Communications and emerging 5G wireless infrastructure firm, recently confirmed that Jyoti Mahurkar-Thombre had joined the company as chief technology officer. She will drive the technology strategy in her senior leadership role to promote the rising 5G infrastructure build-out. Mahurkar-Thombre is located in New York City and will directly report Melinda White, Transit Wireless's chief executive officer.

"Jyoti's global expertise and unparalleled technical background will provide immediate value to Transit Wireless," said White. "She has deep experience including a strong track-record of development and execution of forward-thinking technologies for customers across the globe."

In her position at Transit Wireless, Mahurkar-Thombre will manage technology strategy, including engineering, network operations, R&D, and product creation.

"As we confront the global pandemic, the need for seamless connectivity and technology that adapts to customer needs is greater than ever before," said Mahurkar-Thombre. "Transit Wireless is at the forefront of 5G, and brings its partners the kind of nimble, innovative solutions to serve communities now and in the future."

With more than 30 years of global experience, Mahurkar-Thombre settled at Transit Wireless. She was previously CTO of a renowned pioneer in smart metering technology, Landis+Gyr. Prior to that, she worked at Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia in highly responsible positions, including as president of APAC Global Customer Delivery and vice president of Wireless R&D.

Mahurkar-Thombre received a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois in computer science and engineering and holds a master's degree from Northwestern University in computer science and engineering management.

Transit Wireless is a thriving 5G wireless service firm that offers massive infrastructure projects, such as the New York City subway system, with cellular and Wi-Fi access. In order to connect millions of customers every day, Transit Wireless and its majority shareholder, BAI Communications, finance, plan, develop, operate, and manage wireless networks. The Transit Wireless Metro is an award-winning public-private alliance with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which offers connectivity to all three wireless Tier One carrier.