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Benoit Neel

Benoit Neel

Vice President & General Manager, Sales, EMEAI Region
Keysight Technologies

Benoit Neel heads Sales for EMEAI Region at Keysight Technologies. Benoit Neel has more than three and  half decades of experience working in various capacities at Keysight, Agilent, Hewlett Packard

Donna Majcen

Vice President, Global Field Marketing
Keysight Technologies

Donna Majcen is vice president of global marketing for Keysight Technologies. She leads a global team responsible for deploying all customer-facing marketing communication, including regional events and digital marketing strategies company-wide.

During her 30-year tenure at Hewlett-Packard/Agilent/Keysight, Donna has served in a variety of management roles across marketing, planning, product management, and business development. 

Donna holds a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Vermont.

Donna Majcen

Brig Asay

Brig Asay

Director of Strategic Planning, Internet Infrastructure Group
Keysight Technologies

Brig Asay manages strategic planning for Keysight Technologies’ Internet Infrastructure group.

Brig joined Keysight Technologies in 2005.  During his time with Keysight, he has held the following positions: 

  • Infiniium Oscilloscope Marketing Manager, where he managed marketing strategies and planning for the Infiniium Oscilloscope lineup.
  • Marketing Operations Manager, where he oversaw the marketing budget and managed the technical support and learning products teams.
  • Marketing Product Manager, where he launched the 90000 X and Q-Series oscilloscope.

Previously to Keysight, Brig worked at Micron Technologies, Inc.  Brig graduated with an MBA from Northwest Nazarene University and BS Electrical Engineering from the University of Wyoming.  He has published numerous articles.

Dann Dunn

Vice President Aerospace and Defence Business
Keysight Technologies

Dan Dunn is vice president and general manager for Keysight Technologies Aerospace Defense and Government Solutions (ADGS) Team.

 Dunn leads the ADGS business for Keysight spanning the entire AD ecosystem of solutions across all industries such as EW, Radar, SIGMON, Space/Satellite, MILCOM, MIL-ATE, High Energy Physics and emerging Quantum Information.    

In this role, Dunn leads the solution conception, development and go-to-market strategies across the aerospace industry.  During his career with HP/Agilent/Keysight Technologies, Dunn has held a number of customer-facing leadership positions as global marketing manager, sales manager, director of systems and VP.  He brings 32 years of worldwide experience in various engineer, manager and leadership roles in the technical industry. 

Before joining Hewlett-Packard/Agilent Technologies/Keysight Technologies in 1995, Dunn worked for ten years as a radar engineer for Lockheed Martin and antenna designer for Technical Systems Associates.

Dunn has a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Central Florida and has attended executive education at Harvard University.  He actively sponsors participation in government standards bodies such as the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).

Michael Reser

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Michael Reser

Business Development Director, Automotive & Energy Solutions
Keysight Technologies

Michael Reser manages the business development and portfolio management function for Keysight’s automotive and energy solution business unit. Michael is responsible for strategic and operational sales and business development and solution/portfolio marketing activities with a key focus on current and future test solutions for automotive and energy markets across target customer’s entire life cycle.

Michael joined Agilent Technologies, Inc. (Keysight Technologies’ predecessor company) in 2000 as a business analyst. Before taking up his present position, Michael held Product Marketing, Portfolio Management, Business Development and various management positions within Agilent’s and Keysight’s digital test business.

Michael was born in Marbach, Germany in 1973 and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim.

Muthu Kumaran

Senior Director Wireless Solutions
Keysight Technologies

Muthu Kumaran is the Senior Director for Keysight’s Device Acceptance Segment comprises of conformance (PCT, RCT, and RRM) and carrier acceptance solutions span across legacy and 5G technologies. Muthu holds additional responsibility as the site General Manager for Keysight Spain, overseeing the R&D Centre of Excellence. Muthu has represented Agilent/Keysight in various international standards committee including tenure as the Board of Director for CDMA Certification Forum (CCF), an organization represented by major wireless eco-system players with the responsibility of certification of CDMA devices. 

Muthu Kumaran

Apparao V. Mallavarapu

Chairman & Managing Director,
Centrum Electronics

Mr. Apparao Mallavarapu (Rao) is the founder and Chairman and Managing Director of Centum Electronics Limited Bangalore, a publicly listed company on the National & Mumbai Stock Exchanges. Rao received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University and also has a Master’s Degree from Dal-Tech University in Canada. He is a Ford Foundation scholar.  

Under his leadership Centum has grown to be a global Electronics Design and Manufacturing Company, with operations in India, France, and Canada. Eighty percent of Centum’s revenue comes from Europe, USA, Canada, and Israel. Centum’s customers are fortune 500 companies such as Thales, GE, Airbus, Safran, ABB, L3, Rafael, Alstom, ISRO, BDL, etc. Today Centum is a well-diversified Company with Multiple Products, serving Multiple Industry segments in different geographies.

Centum has been the recipient of many awards and accolades from the Government of India, Industry bodies, Customers, Exports, Technology development, quality, Manufacturing, etc. Some of the recent awards are, Centum has the honor of being identified by the World Economic Forum as “Global Growth Company”,  Centum is listed by Forbes magazine in Asia’s 200 Best Under Billion List,  Rao was awarded the prestigious “Electronics Man of the year” award by ELCINA the largest Electronics Industry body in India, Champion of Innovation Award’ was given to Rao by the Prime Minister of New Zealand at the New Zealand Innovation Showcase event, The Embassy of the Federative Republic of Brazil in New Delhi has appointed Rao as Honorary Consul of Brazil in Bangalore. He is on the Board of Advisors of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.

Rao is on the Board of several Companies both Public and Private.

 

Apparao V. Mallavarapu

Prasad VTSV

Prasad VTSV

Vice-President
Radisys

As a Vice President, Prasad VTSV is leading 5G Wireless R&D at Radisys to develop world-leading 5G RAN infra solutions. He has about 22 years of experience in wireless communication systems design, development & standardization. Prior to this, as a Senior Director, Prasad was leading 5G Mobile & Network RnD at Samsung India R&D, Bangalore. He has filed about 30 patents and served as a reviewer for IEEE communication magazine articles. Prasad has received numerous awards including the prestigious "Best overseas Samsung R&D employee" from the President of Samsung Electronics & “Best Technical Role Model” award from the reputed consulting firm “Zinnov”.

Rajkumar Chandrasekar

Engineering Group Director,
Cadence Systems India Pvt Ltd.

Rajkumar has been part of the IP group at Cadence and is responsible for the Silicon and Systems validation for high-speed IP’s ranging from USB2 to 112G Series. Rajkumar has over 22 years of experience in Analog Mixed Signal Test, Validation and high-speed interface Silicon and System validation. Rajkumar started his career with TI and then joined Cosmic circuits which were a successful semiconductor start-up acquired by Cadence. Rajkumar has an MS degree from BITS. Rajkumar is passionate about natural farming and is a budding farmer.

 

Rajkumar Chandrasekar

Abhijit B Mulay

Abhijit B. Mulay

General manager, Automotive Electronic Department
The Automotive Research Asociation of India

Mr. Abhijit. B. Mulay: General Manager, Automotive Electronics Department, ARAI, Pune. He has 22 years of experience in evaluation of automotive electronic, embedded systems for EMI/EMC, environmental conditions, reliability, etc. He has knowledge of Reliability demonstration, accelerated, highly accelerated test methodologies for Automotive, Industrial, medical and military electronic systems. He is actively involved in Design, development, and testing of electrical equipment, systems of EV chargers. He is a trained technical assessor for NABL in the area of EMI/EMC and carried out an assessment of various EMC laboratories as per ISO/IEC 17025.

Phil Lorch

Solutions Manager, Radar, EW and Satellite Solutions
Keysight Technologies

Phil Lorch is worldwide solutions manager for Radar, EW and Satellite solutions for Keysight Technologies in Santa Rosa, California. He is a veteran in the RF and microwave test and measurement field and has worked for Hewlett-Packard Company, Agilent Technologies and now Keysight Technologies in many positions related to product, applications and business development for RF and microwave network, spectrum and signal analyzers. He has authored several articles related to test and measurement of wireless communications systems and holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an executive MBA from St. Mary’s College of California.

Phil Lorch

Karthikesh Raju

Karthikesh Raju

OTA Planning Manager
Keysight Technologies

Karthikesh Raju is the OTA planner with responsibilities for the OTA portfolio and engagement with 3rd parties for offering development. He has been involved in OTA standards development since the 4G MIMO OTA development where he was the lead delegate for Elektrobit/Anite for 3GPP and CTIA, and subsequently drove the adoption of channel emulation products with key system integrators. With over 20 years of experience in the wireless and automotive industries, he has worked in the development of 3G, Tetra, and WiMAX base stations. While at Daimler, Germany, he has worked in machine vision (lane detection systems) and transportation telematics programs. 

Karthikesh holds a Ph.D. in Computer Sc. from Helsinki University of Technology, Finland and is currently pursuing an MBA from the Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK.

Roger Uhlenbrock

Business Development Director Automotive & Energy Solutions
Keysight Technologies

Roger Uhlenbrock is business development director at Keysight Technologies, with over twenty years of experience in electronic test solutions for automotive components. He acts as an interface of Keysight’s Scienlab Business to the market and the customers. The focus of his work is on close coordination with customers and prospects. He is therefore always well informed about current trends in the industry, about what kind of component solutions are sought, and which test requirements are laid down for them.

Roger Uhlenbrock

Jim Curran

Jim Curran

Services Marketing Manager
Keysight Technologies

Jim Curran heads Marketing for services business at Keysight Technologies. Jim has more than three and a half-decade of experience working in various capacities at Keysight, Agilent, Hewlett Packard.

Richard Soden

Product Manager
Keysight Technologies

Richard focuses on Space & Satellite Markets for Keysight Technologies in Aerospace Defense Segment.  More recently   Richard has been with Keysight since 2007, working in product management, and applications engineering for the digitizers and modular instruments - working on the Power Amplifier production test systems. Richard holds B.Eng. in Optoelectronics and a Ph.D. from Manchester University (UK) in Optical Instrumentation.

Richard Soden

Jit Lim

Jit Lim

Senior Product Manager (Pyramid Head)
Keysight Technologies

Jit Lim has been enabling customers for over 32 years in Test and Measurement since graduating from MIT in 1986. He has published numerous technical papers and helped many world-wide customers characterize and validate their leading-edge designs. Today Jit Lim is Keysight’s Strategic Planner for USB 3.2, USB4 and Thunderbolt 3 solutions.

Robert Sleight

Strategic Product Planner
Keysight Technologies

Robert Sleigh is a Strategic Product Planner for Keysight Technologies' Network and Data Center organization. His responsibilities include the development of pulse amplitude modulation 4-Level (PAM4) test solutions based on Keysight’s high-speed electrical and optical digital communications analyzer (DCA). Robert's experience at Keysight Technologies/Agilent Technologies/Hewlett-Packard includes 5 years in technical support and over 14 years in technical marketing. Prior to working at Keysight, Robert worked for 10 years at Westel Telecommunications in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, designing microwave and optical telecommunication networks. Rob earned his B.S.E.E. degree from the University of Victoria.

Robert Sleight

Sophia Bowers

Sophia Bowers

Product Manager
Keysight Technologies

Sophia Bowers has been with Keysight (and HP/Agilent) for 18 years in a variety of roles.  She is currently the business lead for Quantum and High Energy Physics for the Aerospace Defense and Government Solutions group.  She has a BS in Engineering from New Mexico Highlands University, an MBA from the University of California Berkeley, and a Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico.

Yang Zou

Digital Solutions Manager & IoT Solution Lead
Keysight Technologies

Zou Yang is Product Manager for Wireless Products at Keysight Technologies.  He has wide experience in various segments including IoT, High-speed digital & has worked in various roles at Keysight Technologies.

Yang Zou

Andrew Benn

Andrew Benn

Product Marketing Manager
Keysight Technologies

Andrew Benn is a Product Marketing Manager at Keysight Technologies. Over his 25-year career, he has held numerous positions in marketing and sales for manufactures of test instrumentation and high-speed semi-conductors in Canada and France.

Johnnie Hancock

Product Manager
Keysight Technologies

Johnnie Hancock is an oscilloscope product manager at Keysight Technologies. He began his career with Hewlett-Packard in 1979 as an embedded hardware designer and holds a patent for digital oscilloscope amplifier calibration. Johnnie is currently responsible for worldwide applications supporting Keysight’s digitizing oscilloscopes and he regularly speaks at technical conferences worldwide. Johnnie graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in electrical engineering.

Johnnie Hancock

Michael Orzessek

Michael Orzessek

Product Manager
Keysight Technologies

Michael Orzessek is Product Manager in the Wireless Business segment at Keysight Technologies.

Sanchit Bhatia

Digital & Photonics Specialist
Keysight Technologies

Sanchit Bhatia works at Keysight Technologies as Senior Applications consultant in the High-Speed Digital & Photonics space.

Sanchit Bhatia

Mombasawala Mohmedsaeed

Mombasawala Mohmedsaeed

General Manager-Applications
Keysight Technologies

Mombasawala is General Manager-Applications Engineering, Keysight Technologies India.  Mombasawala has more than two and a half decades of experience working in various engineering roles in the communications space.  He currently heads the Applications Engineering Team at Keysight Technologies, India.

Kuldeep Panwar

Wireless Applications Expert
Keysight Technologies india

Kuldeep Panwar is a Wireless Application Expert at Keysight Technologies India based out of Bangalore. He has over15 years of experience in Software Development, Embedded and Wireless technologies. He has also been instrumental in handling the customer collaborations with different chipset and mobile manufacturers for validating the Network Operator and GCF protocol test cases. He has worked on multiple proofs of concepts successfully for automotive and chipset customers. His areas of interest include new cellular technologies, understanding customer issues, serving them better as a trusted advisor to repeat the customers across the product lines and learning in the process. Kuldeep has a Master in Computer Applications degree from Punjab University, Chandigarh (2004) and holds an Executive Post Graduate Program from Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (2015).

Kuldeep Panwar

Abhirama K. S.

Abhirama K.S.

Applications Engineer,
Keysight Technologies

Abhirama is an Application Engineer for High-Speed Digital & Photonics Solutions at Keysight. He is responsible for Pre-Sales and Post-sales Support for leading Semiconductor, Academia, Space and Defense accounts in India.

Before joining Keysight, he worked as a Hardware Design Engineer for the SSD Development organization at Seagate R&D. He has experience in Board Design, HW Test & Verification, Failure Analysis, PCB Manufacturing, Operations, and Supply Chain.

Abhirama has a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru.

Arpan Sarkar

System Engineer
Keysight Technologies

Arpan Sarkar is a System Engineer for Ixia Solutions group with 10 years of experience in the field of Core Routing and Switching inletting Ixia's Infrastructure Test solutions to NEMs and Enterprise Business across the nation. Prior to Ixia, Arpan served Hewlett Packard Enterprise as a Consultant for designing and building HPE's private cloud. 

Arpan holds an active CCIE certification and M. Sc in IT from Sikkim Manipal University.

Arpan Sarkar

Rohit Naik

Rohit Naik

System Engineer, Ixia Solutions Group
Keysight Technologies

Pre-Sales Systems Engineer at Ixia Solutions Group, Keysight Technologies, India. 

Responsible for providing Network Applications Performance and Security Resiliency solutions to Ixia Solutions Group customers.

More than 8 years of expertise across multi-vendor Network and Security technologies and worked efficiently in a demanding, complex and highly dynamic environment.

Prior to Ixia Solutions Group, I have worked in security and network implementation for various service providers and leading banks in the world.

Engineering graduate in the field of Information Technology from GOA University.

 

Pritam Padhy

Applications Engineer, Ixia Solution Group
Keysight Technologies

Mr. Pritam is an Applications Engineer has extensive experience in providing end to end system integration testing solution to customers across APAC.

Pritam has more than 10 years of experience in diverse domains like Telecommunication, Networking, and Virtualization. 

Prior to Keysight, he was associated with Indian Institute of science working for the project “National Telecom Testbed Security” collaborated with Department of Telecommunications, India

Pritam has received his master’s in software systems from BITS, Pilani.

Pritam Padhy

Waseem Baig

Waseem Baig

System Engineer, Ixia Solutions Group
Keysight Technologies

Waseem Baig is the automation system engineer of Ixia Solution Group, Keysight Technologies.

He is proficient in providing end to end automation solutions, implementation, and deployment. He has a wide range of automation experience in various scripting languages and frameworks. He is responsible for familiarizing and deployment of Ixia products automation library in customer frameworks. He has received his Master of Technology from Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani.

 
 

Sindhu Sasikanth

Applications Engineer, Ixia Solution Group
Keysight Technologies

Sindhu Sasikanth is working as an Applications Engineer covering ISG’s cellular and WiFi Product portfolio. She has over 6 years of experience working in test and measurement market with specific focus on technologies like LTE, LTE-A and 802.11 .

She has a master’s degree in Digital Signal Processing and Machine Learning from Lancaster University, UK.

Sindhu Sasikanth

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