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

Recent Speaking Topics

Leadership Newsroom

5G Critical to India’s Digital Transformation

01 October 2021

Mavenir’s CEO Pardeep Kohli talks about India's telecom sector, 5G networks and Mavenir’s continual investment in transforming the networks of the future.

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Mavenir Aims to Disrupt Telecom Networks Space, to Strengthen 5G R&D

14 September 2021

We are enabling new players to enter the market traditionally controlled by three vendors, and bring innovation and disruption by widening the supply chain.

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Ligado Selects Mavenir to Develop 5G Open RAN Compliant Solution

02 July 2021

Mavenir to develop O-RAN compliant remote radio units and cloud-native Open RAN software compatible with Ligado’s L-Band spectrum.

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