Our Leadership Team


Oba Rilwanu Babatunde Osuolale Aremu Akiolu


Oba RilwanuBabatundeOsuolaleAremuAkiolu, a former Assistant Inspector General Police of Lagos State, is the King of Lagos.While in the Nigerian Police force, he served in various capacities, was promoted to assistant inspector-general of Police in 1999, and was active until his retirement in 2002. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and a fellow of the Nigerian Law School. Oba Akiolu brings his wealth of experience and position to bear in his ability to interact purposefully with decision makers at all levels of government and the masses at large. He has vast experience in public service, law enforcement and management.


MR. C.K. Ramani


Mr. C.K. Ramani is from a successful business family with presence in London, Nigeria, Singapore, India, Spain and the USA. He has been in business for over three decades and has a rich experience growing multi-national businesses across several industries. His broad spectrum of businesses involves; investments in securities, properties and telecommunications. Mr. Ramani was responsible for establishing the first private telecommunications company in Nigeria which offered CDMA mobile services, a business that was later divested. In 2013 Mr. Ramani launched Spectranet, the first ISP project in Nigeria to use 4G LTE technology and he did this with a determined mission to become Nigeria’s premier internet services provider. Mr. Ramani strongly believes in giving back to the community and has been deeply involved in various philanthropic activities for decades. These include projects such as; community development through health and ophthalmic care, education for under privileged children, care home for abandoned children and care for the elderly.


MR P.A. Dave


With more than 30 years of rich management experience in multi-national environments across several industries, Mr. Dave has been involved right from the conceptualization, setting up and operationalizing of Spectranet. He has a B.Sc. degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management. P.A Dave has been leading and steering complex telecom projects in Nigeria from the early 1990’s and has successfully executed landmark projects in Nigeria.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Mr. Maneesh Kulshrestha


Proficient at establishing robust Consumer, B2B & Online partnerships, driving strategic business growth, streamlining operations, and reinforcing demand generation; led strategic marketing campaigns, supported omni-channels – distribution, retail, online & inside sales, and key account management initiatives. As an authentic and inclusive leader, apply a collaborative approach to establish new benchmarks in employee engagement and develop high-performance teams to turn around business landscapes. Adept at working in a complex stakeholder environment; significant experience presenting at both Board and Executive levels. An expert in launching startup operations, digitization, and brand building; proficient at capitalizing on liaison, innovation, and foresightedness to contribute significantly to the bottom and top line of organizations.

Chief Finance Officer (CFO)

Mr. Sumit Gambhir


A result driven professional with over 20 Years of rich experience. Many of these years he spent in the Telecommunications industry from Asia to the United states, and then to Africa. He has worked in many responsible positions driving several initiatives in finance including setting up new processes, Management Reporting & Analysis, financial accounting, maintaining Internal Control Systems & compliances and driving synergies through internal consolidation of businesses. He possesses a strong vision and willingness to work hard to take the organization to a desired growth level, through high standards and performance, according to industry standards. He is a certified Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a graduate in Commerce.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)



Mr. Nommy Paul is the Chief Technical Officer of Spectranet. He has more than 21 Years of experience in Telecommunications Engineering. He holds a master’s degree in Software Engineering from BITS-Pilani, India backed up with an MBA from IIT-Bombay, India and has worked in leading Telecom Operators & OEMs like; Vodafone Idea Ltd, Ooredoo, Nokia etc. His area of expertise is in 2G/3G/4G/5G Radio Access Networks and GPON technologies. He is also a professional SCUBA diver, Water sports instructor, proud father of two children and a loving husband to his wife.




Sanjeev is a dynamic operations management professional with over 28 years of work experience. He has worked with top companies in India like Bharti Airtel, Reliance Infocom, Tata Teleservices, Uninor, Franchise India. He can deliver results and manage the P&L with ease. He has an eye for detail, he is a problem solver, extremely market focused and has thorough understanding of all aspects of business whether it be finance, product, strategy, sales. He has handled at Business Head/National Level/State Level in his previous stints, He has played a key role in launch operations of many companies.