After spending 30 years in the component, enterprise, communication, and telecom network industry, K. K. Shetty, starts his entrepreneurial journey with Citadel Intelligent Systems.
As CEO & Managing Director of CIS, Shetty’s focus will be on providing cutting-edge fiber- optic technologies in the infrastructure space. CIS will offer state-of-the-art smart city solutions, security & surveillance, green automobile solutions, and other value-added assemblies for various verticals. CIS is co-promoted by Lumipol Holding B.V. (Netherlands) and Hanuka Technology Solutions.
K. K. Shetty said, “India’s economic growth provides tremendous opportunity for growth in the infrastructure space. It is an opportunity for me to be surrounded with talented people and help them to fulfil their dreams by exploring their full potential.”
A business leader with over three decades of experience in strategy and leadership, organization building, effective sales, P&L management to create exponential growth and profitability in the communication industry. K. K. Shetty started his career in 1986 as a manufacturing engineer at SAHA – KEIL and later moved to Amphenol, where he worked in the company’s sales and marketing division. He then joined AMP in 1994, and was also instrumental in building company’s enterprise, telecom and datacom businesses.
AMP was subsequently taken over by Tyco, where Shetty was responsible for the company’s enterprise sales for the SAARC region. Later, Tyco Electronics was renamed as TE Connectivity.