Rajesh heads the Radio Business Unit at Mavenir. He is responsible for creating a comprehensive O-RAN Radio portfolio through in-house development and external partnerships. Over the past 20 years, Rajesh has held many leadership roles at Ericsson, Nokia and Texas Instruments. He has led and delivered complex high volume products for mobile and base stations across 2G, 3G, LTE and 5G technologies.
Before joining Mavenir, Rajesh was heading Radio Software for the global Radio portfolio at Ericsson, Sweden. In this role, he led 500+ people to define and evolve Radio software architecture for 5G and Massive MIMO products. He was also instrumental in driving Ericsson’s Radio ASIC definition and pre-silicon validation strategy. His team at Ericsson Mobiles, delivered 2G/3G/LTE Multi-standard mobile chipset solution – this was the industry’s first CAT-6 LTE solution. At Texas Instruments, he led the industry’s first single-chip 2.5G chipset development.
Rajesh has held leadership roles in India, USA, Sweden and Germany. He has a PhD in Computer Architecture from Indian Institute of Science.