Dr Rajendra Singh is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at both LCC International and Telcom Ventures, USA. After obtaining the BTech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in 1975, Dr Rajendra Singh proceeded to US for his higher studies. He obtained the MS degree from the University of Maine at Orono, Maine, USA in 1977 and PhD from Southern Methodist University at Dallas, Texas, USA in 1979. From 1979 – 1982 he worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Kansas State University and City College of New York, USA. Beginning with his doctoral dissertation on Spectrum Efficient Schemes for Mobile Radio Communications, which was published in 1980, Dr Singh has actively contributed to the academic and professional development of the wireless telecommunications industry. As a former faculty member of both Kansas State University and City College of New York, and a member of numerous electrical engineering societies, Dr Rajendra Singh has a distinguished record of academic achievements including the organization of and participation in the CTIA scientific panel which investigated time dispersion for TDMA and FDMA.
Dr Rajendra Singh, with his wife Neera, co-founded LCC International in 1983. Since then LCCI has emerged as one of the world’s leading wireless telecommunications consultant companies. It has been actively involved in the design, optimization and build out of hundreds of cellular, PCS, paging, trunked radio and other two-way mobile systems throughout the world. It has performed technical services for the largest wireless operators in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Ranked as 66 in top 100 American companies, today it is a NASDAQ listed company with more than 800 employees and does business in over 40 countries. In addition to being the founder of LCCI, Dr Singh is one of the co-founders and a Director on the Board of Directors of Teligent Inc., a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) and has also established, developed and directed APPEX Incorporated, a billing services firm that was sold to Electronic Data Systems (EDS) in October 1990. In 1986 Dr Rajendra Singh co-founded APEX System Corporation, an IT Service company that merged with EDS in 1989. In 1990 he co-founded PORTATEL del Sureste, a cellular wireless services company in Mexico. In 1991 he invested in Portugal GSM System and Service. In 1992 Dr Singh invested in BPL Cellular for a GSM Cellular System in Bombay India. In 1993, he co-founded TRICOM, a digital SMR System in Mexico. In 1994 he created a holding company for personal investments, Telcom Ventures, LLC. In 1994 he founded SMR Services Companies in Brazil, Argentina and co-founded Teligent in USA, a wireless competitive local exchange carrier. Teligent is a NASDAQ listed company with over 3000 employees. In 1995 he invested in Aether Systems, a wireless ASP Company. In 1999 he founded Chamber Biz, a B-2-B internet company.more » « less