Senior Vice President, Global Sales
Mark Wallace is senior vice president, global sales for Keysight Technologies. As the leader of the company's global sales function, Mark is responsible for orders and customer satisfaction for the company.
Most recently, Mark was vice president and general manager of the Americas Field Operations for Keysight. Prior to that position, Mark held a variety of leadership positions across sales, marketing, and channel management.
Mark joined Hewlett-Packard in 1985 as a field engineer selling test and measurement products to the wireless industry. In 1995, he was named global business development manager responsible for sales and business development in Asia and Europe for major wireless accounts. Two years later, he was promoted to wireless sales manager for major accounts in the U.S.
Following the Agilent split from Hewlett-Packard in 1999, Mark joined the Wireless Business Unit as channel manager responsible for global account management and business development into the wireless industry worldwide. He was later promoted to worldwide marketing manager responsible for all inbound and outbound marketing within the Wireless Business Unit. In August 2004, he was named national sales manager within North America and through several assignments has managed all portions of the US and Canadian test and measurement sales organizations, until his promotion to Americas field operation vice president in November 2011.
Mark graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1987 and has attended the University of Chicago for executive studies. He is a member of IIT's Armour College of Engineering Advisory Board.
Senior Vice President,
President, Communications Solutions Group
Satish Dhanasekaran is the senior vice president and president of the Communications Solutions Group (CSG) at Keysight Technologies.
Satish leads the $1.8 billion global business that addresses the communications ecosystem, including wireless and wireline, as well as aerospace defense. With more than 1500 employees worldwide, the group focuses on enabling customers to accelerate their technological innovations to connect and secure the world. Satish’s team has made significant contributions to accelerate technology adoptions like 400G, 5G, and information warfare.
In his previous role, Satish served as vice president and general manager for CSG’s Wireless Devices and Operators business segment, where he managed solution conception, development, and go-to-market strategies of design and test solutions for the wireless industry. He also led the transformation of Keysight's portfolio to test software layers in mobile devices.
Satish has more than 18 years of experience in the communications industry spanning business leadership, product, and technical roles at Keysight, and Agilent prior to the company’s separation, as well as Motorola.
Throughout his career, he has been at the forefront of communications ecosystem advances. While at Motorola, he led development for first-generation smartphone devices. During his early years at Agilent, his team produced industry-leading performance products in the radio frequency (RF) space. Currently at Keysight, his team supports industry-leading customers with cutting-edge design and testing to bring 5G to market.
Satish is passionate about progressing technology adoptions rapidly through active industry body participation. He is a member of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Technological Advisory Committee and sponsors Keysight representation in standards bodies such as 3GPP, CTIA (The Wireless Association), GCF/PTCRB, and industry consortia including IMT-2020 and the International Wireless Industry Consortium (IWPC).
He holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from Florida State University and an executive education certification from The Wharton Business School.
When he’s not working, Satish enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, reading, and enjoying the outdoors at Yosemite National Park.
Vice President and General Manager, Wireless Solutions
Kailash Narayanan is Vice President and General Manager of Keysight’s wireless test business. He is responsible for R&D, product and solution development, marketing and sales, and delivery to the wireless ecosystem that includes chipset and device makers, contract manufacturers, and service providers.
Kailash has a 20+ year tenure with Hewlett-Packard/Agilent/Keysight during which he has held management positions in R&D, manufacturing and in businesses spanning wireline backhaul, base stations, electronic components, wireless handsets, and fiber optics.
He holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Illinois, Chicago and an MBA from Walden University.