Chairman - Promoter Director
Mr. Dilip Modi completed his Master's in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance.He also holds a First Class Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Technology from Brunel University, London. Mr.Modi is one of India's most successful young entrepreneurs and has pioneered several new technologies in the mobility and technology sector in India.
Mr. Dilip Modi completed his Master's in Mr. Modi is one of India's most successful young entrepreneurs and has pioneered several new technologies in the mobility and technology sector in India. As a young entrepreneur, he is passionate about creating usable and affordable technologies that can help improve lives of people across Asia and Africa. Driven by his firm belief that technology can become a key enabler for achieving inclusive growth in the country, his group's current business interests in the Mobility space exemplify this vision by creating affordable mobile internet products and services that enable the masses to access the latest technology. As Chairman and Group CEO of Spice Connect, Mr. Modi leads the group's businesses spread across Asia and Africa in the mobility space.
In the last two decades, he has created a strong portfolio of businesses within the mobility and technology sector, starting from successfully launching India's first mobile service - Modi Telstra in 1995 that also hosted the very first mobile phone call made in India. After a successful divestment of Modi Telstra in the year 2000, he launched Spice Communications in Punjab and Karnataka, which soon became one of the most valuable and enduring brands in the two highly profitable mobile markets of the country.
As Chairman and Group CEO of Spice Connect, Dilip leads the group's businesses spread across Asia and Africa in the mobility space. His group companies in India include Spice Mobiles (Leading Indian mobile manufacturer), Spice Hotspot (Mobile retailing), Spice Digital (Mobile Value Added Services arm), Sunstone Education and Sunstone Capital. Internationally, the group includes Spice Africa, Cavu Group in Singapore and Selular Group in Indonesia.
Dilip has also been closely involved in industry forums and has held the position of Chairman of the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) and has also had the honour of being the youngest ever President of ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce), working on key industry programs such as 'Making Inclusive Transformation Happen'. His efforts in the industry were duly recognized as he was conferred the 'Youth Icon Award' by the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
As an entrepreneur himself, Dilip is committed to creating an inclusive society by empowering young entrepreneurs. This is the philosophy behind the Ek Soch Foundation, a dedicated effort to create an ecosystem for promoting inclusive growth through 'Innovative Entrepreneurship' supported by Dilip. The foundation offers a platform of resources and mentorship to skill local young business aspirants and scale up their potential to promote self-sustaining entrepreneurship with a social impact.