Mr. Rajdip C Gupta Managing Director & Group CEO, Route Mobile Limited.
Route Mobile is among the leading Cloud Communications Platform service provider, catering to enterprises, over-the-top (OTT) players and mobile network operators (MNO). Our portfolio comprises of smart solutions in Messaging, Voice, Email and SMS Filtering, Analytics and Monetization. The company’s products and services are deployed by clients across diverse sectors including banking and financial services, aviation, retail, e-commerce, logistics, healthcare, hospitality, media and entertainment, pharmaceuticals and telecom. Established in 2004, the company is headquartered in Mumbai, India and has a global presence is 5 regions – Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe, Middle East and the Americas. Route Mobile also has a fully developed in-house platform is backed by a robust infrastructure distributed across five data centres globally in the US, UK, India (two locations), and Singapore. The company processes about 2+ billion messages per month and about 17+ billion messages were delivered in fiscal 2017. Route Mobile ranked second globally as a tier 1 application-to-peer (“A2P”) service provider for 2017. They were also ranked one in terms of ‘value-added services’ provided, our ‘implementation process’ and our ‘uptime performance’ (Source: ROCCO Report). Route Mobile is a premium listed member of GSM Association. The company regularly exhibits at global and regional industry trade shows and events like Mobile World Congress, Wholesale Agreements and Solutions Group, Web Summit, Capacity Conferences etc. Rajdip Gupta is the Co-founder & CEO of Route Mobile Limited. An early mobile and telecom enthusiast who pioneered hand-held device applications in the late 90’s. He is a visionary with a strong technical background. With more than 16 years of experience working for multinationals across the globe like MBT, AIS Comp USA, Gurukul Online and IBBBM UK, Rajdeep brings with him extensive knowledge in software life cycle and implementation strategy. Being from an IT industry, he identified an opportunity in the mobile telecom space. It was then Rajdip along with his older brother Sandip Gupta, introduced Route Mobile in May 2004 to cater to the global text messaging market. Today, under Rajdip’s leadership, the company is among the top aggregators in global A2P (application-to-person) text messaging market, employs close to 350 people and has offices in Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East, Europe and the Americas. As the VoIP market expands, Rajdip has also led the company’s foray into voice APIs for various applications including messaging apps (Viber, Skype), call centre applications, calling card solutions etc. Major acquisitions by the company: •In September 2016, Route Mobile acquired Cellent Technologies who is part of the Goel Group and has a presence in the A2P messaging markets of the Middle East and Africa. •In November 2016, Route Mobile acquired Defero Mobile, a Singaporean based mobile communications service provider with leading clients in the APAC region. •In May 2017, Route Mobile acquired Call 2 Connect (from Arabi Holding Group K.S.C), an acclaimed ITES provider. •In October 2017, Route Mobile acquired 365squared – a premier European headquartered SMS Monetisation Value Added Services brand. As a way forward strategy Route Mobile is concentrating its efforts and R&D in new technologies like – Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Block Chain and Chat Bots. Calibri (Body)