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 role, Mahurkar-Thombre will lead technology strategy at Transit Wireless, including engineering, network operations, R&D, and product development.
“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.”
Mahurkar-Thombre comes to Transit Wireless with more than 30 years of global experience. She was previously CTO of Landis+Gyr, a recognized leader in smart metering technologies. Prior to that, she served in roles of increasing responsibility at Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia, including as president of APAC Global Customer Delivery and vice president of Wireless R&D.
Mahurkar-Thombre earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from the University of Illinois and holds master’s degrees in computer science and engineering management from Northwestern University.