Pardeep Kohli

CEO, Director

Pardeep is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mavenir, where he is leading the transformation of network economics for 4G/5G with the evolution to 100% software networks for CSPs. He is a serial entrepreneur bringing innovation and industry leading solutions to the Wireless and Telecom market. Prior to Mavenir, Pardeep was CEO of Xura, which he joined after Xura acquired Ranzure Networks, an early stage 5G and Cloud RAN solutions company that Pardeep founded in 2016.

Prior to Ranzure, Pardeep was President and CEO of Mavenir Systems and guided the company growth through multiple rounds of venture funding and a successful IPO (NYSE: MVNR) in November 2013, and the acquisition by Mitel in 2015. Mavenir was the first to bring virtualization and software defined networking to mobile core networks and brought significant innovation to 4G LTE networks.

Prior to Mavenir, Pardeep was Co-Founder, President and CEO of Spatial Wireless, which was acquired by Alcatel in 2004. Spatial Wireless was the leading vendor of wireless Softswitch and brought significant innovation to the circuit switched mobile core.