Pardeep Kohli

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President, Chief Executive Officer

Pardeep Kohli

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.

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

Prior to Mavenir Systems, 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. Pardeep has been quoted in major national publications including CNBC, the Economist, Forbes and Fast Company as well as wireless publications including Mobile World Live, RCR Wireless, SDX Central and Wireless Week.

Keynotes and presentations Pardeep Kohli typically covers:

  • Transformation of Network Economics for 4G/5G
  • Access Redefined RAN in the Real World
  • OpenRAN 5G Network Economics

Leadership Newsroom

Mavenir Moves Telcos to the Cloud: Tech Disruptors

21 March 2022

Mavenir's Pardeep Kohli talks with Bloomberg Intelligence John Butler about how Mavenir's Cloud-Native Open RAN approach is disrupting the traditional telecom equipment market.

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Making All Network Software (2G, 3G, 4G and 5G) Run on Any Cloud Environment

04 March 2022

Mavenir’s CEO Pardeep Kohli, outlines the company’s vision for an open and interoperable network future in a live interview at MWC 2022 with MWL - Justin Springham.

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Mavenir – Making All Network Software (2G, 3G, 4G and 5G) Run on Any Cloud Environment

02 March 2022

Mavenir’s CEO Pardeep Kohli, outlines the company’s vision for an open and interoperable network future in a live interview at MWC 2022 with MWL - Justin Springham.

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