Dilip is one of India's pioneering Telecom entrepreneurs, launching Spice Mobile, India's first cellular telephone services company. He led the company through a successful and oversubscribed IPO in July 2007. He was the youngest ASSOCHAM President in 2011 and also the youngest COAI president in 2004 - 2005.
Dilip is currently the Chairman of S Mobility Limited, the emerging digital innovation company offering mobile internet products. Inspired by Sandbox approach from Hubballi he founded Ek Soch Sandbox to create the entrepreneurial culture in the eastern Uttar Pradesh region.