Samsung Researcher Elected to the Vice-Chair Position of TSDSI Governing Council

Samsung Research today announced that Suresh Chitturi, Senior Director, Standards Research Group at Samsung R&D Institute India-Bangalore (SRI-B), has been elected as the Vice Chair of the 5th Governing Council (GC) of TSDSI, based on the results declared on Aug 12th.

Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India (TSDSI), is commonly referred to as the India’s Telecom SDO, which was established in 2014 as an embodiment of the Indian Administration’s resolve for contributing to next generation telecom standards and drive the mobile eco-system in India, with the following key objectives:

• Developing, promoting and standardizing India-specific Telecom/ICT requirements and solutions

• Taking Indian requirements to global standards organizations

• Providing guidance and leadership to developing countries

Suresh Chitturi, Vice-Chair, TSDSI

“SRI-B has a long history of contributing to the global and regional standardization process, and this election further testifies our strong leadership and contributions towards emerging telecom standards, and in fulfilling Samsung’s vision of Powering Digital India”, said Mohan Rao Goli, CTO, SRI-B.

Suresh Chitturi and his team of standards researchers at SRI-B have been contributing to TSDSI since its inception. Prior to this election, Suresh represented Samsung India as the member of second and third Governing Council of TSDSI and also served as the Chair of the TSDSI Roadmap Committee. Suresh Chitturi also served as the Chair of 3GPP SA6 Working Group from 2018-2022, and it’s Vice-Chair from 2015-2018.

TSDSI Organizational Structure

“At Samsung Research, we are very pleased to see the strong role Samsung India plays in the regional standardization activities, and we are confident that through Suresh’s leadership position in TSDSI, we will be able to further contribute and strengthen the collaboration between TSDSI and 3GPP”, says Jin-Kyu Han, Corporate Vice-President, and Head of Standards Research Team.

3GPP and Organizational Partners (OPs)

TSDSI is among the seven Organization Partners (OPs) of 3GPP along with other SDOs from around the world such as ARIB/TTC (Japan), ATIS (North America), CCSA (China), ETSI (Europe), TTA (South Korea), and therefore stands to be a critical organization for the support and functioning of 3GPP activities.