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Chris worked for 30 years in the telecoms industry starting as a Software Engineer in the UK, and ending as a Vice President at Enea Openwave, originally a Silicon Valley start-up. He is an experienced speaker having spoken and chaired events in many countries, and in the late 1980s was involved in some of the earliest research into “CDMA” — the basis for mobile telephony worldwide.

Brought up a Hindu, Chris became a Christian at 19 and has served in many roles in local churches. His personal journey to faith as a Christian can be found here:

How the son of a Hindu priest made his peace with the unfairness of the cross

Today he works as Associate Minister at Lymm Baptist Church and Chaplain to Manchester Airport. He was formerly Associate Minister at Brownley Green, Baptist Church in Wythenshawe, Manchester — read Nothing Good Comes Out of Wythenshawe.

Chris is married to Alison with 3 grown-up daughters: Anna, Laura, and Sarah, and lives in Cheshire, England, but in case you are wondering about his name, he is ethnically from India.

Laura, Alison, Sarah, Anna

Laura, Alison, Sarah, and Anna

Chris holds a First Class Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology, and a First Class Bachelor of Science Degree, an MSc, and a Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications. Chris is a Chartered Engineer, CEng.


Other blogs and articles authored by Chris

The following articles and posts are on topics concerned with Mobile Telecommunications.
(Note: several of the links below need to be updated)

Company Articles & Posts Article also published in
Why do Telcos Need a New Perspective on their Subscriber Data? Wireless Week
There was an old woman who swallowed a fly — Ads and Blockers The Fast Mode
Replaying Old Songs — Rethinking Traffic Management – & Rebooting DPI
Is David Cameron Killing Digital Britain?
5 Innovations That Will Disrupt Mobile Advertising TMCnet
Don’t Be Neutral The Economist
Advertising and the delicate art of the push RCR Wireless
Anything But Neutral RCR Wireless
Mobile Video In The Zettabyte Era Connect World
The Surveillance Economy and the Price of Subscriber Data Wireless week
Over-the-Top Players are Learning That One Size Doesn’t Fit All Mobilty TechZone
Marketing to a Community of 1 Mobile Marketer and Luxury Daily
Mobile Video is changing – as much to do with people as technology Broadband Traffic Management
Themes from MWC 2014 RCR Wireless
From Sticks to Carrots – Policy Control to Policy Engagement Wireless Week
Mobile Data Charging – fads, fashions, and facts Mobile Europe
Scorched Earth Thinking Mobile Marketing
HTML5 – Workhorse or Trojan Horse?
Why Reallocating Spectrum Isn’t Enough
What Women Want! Mobile Marketing and RCR Wireless


The views expressed on 7minutes are those of Chris Goswami. They do not in any way represent the views of any organisation, named or un-named.