Chief Enterprise Business Officer,
Vodafone Idea Limited
Nick Gliddon is the Chief Enterprise Business Officer of Vodafone Idea Limited, India’s largest telecom service provider, effective 31st August 2018. A member of the National Leadership Team, reporting to Balesh Sharma the CEO, Nick is accountable for setting the Enterprise Strategy and go to market in India. He holds responsibility for sales, service, marketing, product and commercial engagement with Vodafone Idea’s Enterprise and Carrier customers. Prior to his present role, Nick was the Director of Vodafone Business Services India, responsible for strategizing and implementing the growth strategy of Vodafone in the enterprise market in India. In his 10 years with the Vodafone Group he has held the position of Enterprise Business Unit Director for Vodafone Egypt 2012 to 2015, Head of Northern Europe for Vodafone Global Enterprise 2008 to 2012. In this last role he was accountable for the end-to-end management of Vodafone Group’s largest corporate customers world-wide. Outside of Vodafone Group, Nick has held a number of Sales, Business Development and General Management roles with Siemens IT Solutions and Services, Hutchison Whampoa Shared Services and Cable & Wireless Plc. As an expert in the Business to Business arena, Nick has a keen interest in financial inclusion, Industrial IOT and Digital India and is often seen speaking on these topics across the country. He holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Marketing & Engineering and a Dip (M) from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the United Kingdom.