Ritesh Desai is the Director of MCPTT services at Southern Linc. He started at Southern Linc in 2018 working on defining its next generation MCPTT solution along with managing its devices and applications portfolio. He has seventeen years of experience, with twelve of those being within the LTE Push-To-Talk space, and another five years in Land Mobile Radio systems. He has worked in leadership, and architect positions at both Southern Linc and Motorola Solutions. He has a MS in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University, and a BS in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University.