Abhijit Navalekar

Abhijit Navalekar


Abhijit Navalekar is a Dubai-based Partner with Strategy& and a member of the firm’s Communications, Media, and Technology team.

He has a dual focus: serving telecommunications operators and ICT-sector developers (including sector development bodies and satellite operators) in the Middle East, and leading the firm’s scale-up of our CMT business in Southeast Asia.

A telecommunications industry expert, he has a broad range of expertise including:

  • Growth strategies
  • Operating model design
  • Greenfield operation launch
  • M&A

A recognized thought leader, he co-authored the viewpoint "Mobile price wars: Avoid if you can, win if you can’t" as well as contributed to numerous intellectual capital documents that are leveraged throughout the CMT community.

Prior to joining the firm in 2007 as an Associate, Abhijit spent several years in the telecommunications industry with positions at Motorola, Strategy Analytics, and Deloitte.

He holds a BSc in physics from the University of Pune, Fergusson College, India, and an MBA from the Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, U.K.