Retired from the Indian Army after 24 years of service, and subsequently with 32 years of experience with industry, Lt. Col. Vinod Khare is a telecommunications engineer and a Defence Services Staff College graduate (MSc Defence Sciences). He holds a post graduate diploma in Business and Industrial Management, and specialises in wireline broadcast engineering and convergent technologies, system integration and supervision of installations.
Lt Col. Khare has been associated in drafting 8 Indian Standards on Cable TV, as a member of the Bureau of Indian Standards, and has published over 30 papers on Cable TV. He has been involved in establishing two DTH earth stations and one HITS earth station. He established the head-end audits division at Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Ltd (BECIL, and is actively involved in bringing SCTE (Society for Cable Telecommunication Engineers) to India.