Mr. de Pesquidoux is a former senior executive of Alcatel-Lucent SA, with a 21-year career until 2009. His last position was Chief Financial Officer of Alcatel-Lucent and President of its Enterprise Business Group. Mr. de Pesquidoux was also previously a member of the Alcatel Executive Committee and held various executive positions including President and Chief Executive Officer of Alcatel North America, Chief Executive Officer of Alcatel Canada (formerly Newbridge Networks) and Chief Financial Officer of Alcatel USA.
Mr. de Pesquidoux has previously served as Chairman of the Board for Tekelec, and was on the board of Mavenir (prior to the acquisition by Mitel) and Thales. Mr. de Pesquidoux is currently the Executive Chairman of PGI and Mavenir and is also a member of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee for Radisys Corporation, Criteo SA, and Sequans Communications as well as a member of the Board of Directors of TNS. Mr. de Pesquidoux is a member of the UPMC Information Technology Board of Visitors, which advises UPMC on matters generally related to information technology strategy, acquisition and implementation.