Management Team

Andy Wu

Chairman and President

Andy is Chairman and President of Edgecore Networks. Andy guides Edgecore executives to ensure continued strong growth and to deliver market-leading hardware, software, and services that meet market requirements for AI, cloud data centers, and enterprises.

Prior to joining Edgecore Networks, Andy was Chairman and CEO of BizConf Telecom, an IT services and IT consulting services company, leading the team to provide total Metaverse and Web3.0 solutions for enterprise and government requirements.

Andy is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience in leadership roles with extensive knowledge and leadership experience in business management, enterprise digital transformation, enterprise IT and cloud business, and global marketing. He has held senior management positions and successfully grew and gained large market share in China at several major multinational companies, such as Global VP for Dell EMC in the Greater China Region, EVP of Ericsson Northeastern Asia, President of Symantec Greater China, VP of Cisco China, and Regional Managing Director of 3Com North Asia, where he led the business and industry development with remarkable achievements.

Andy graduated from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) with an EMBA master’s degree and holds a bachelor’s degree in EE from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology.

Chris Huang

Executive Vice President

Chris is the Executive Vice President at Edgecore Neworks. Chris leads the global Sales organization and global logistics and operation teams, responsible for worldwide sales & partner strategies and driving the growth the company and revenue goal. Prior to Edgecore, Chris was working at Accton.

Chris graduated from UCLA with an Master’s degree of Electrical, Electronic and Communication Engineer and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering in Purdue University.

Una Lin

Chief Financial Officer

Una is responsible for the company’s HR and global finance strategy, including financial planning, analysis, accounting, tax, and treasury. Una has been working in Accton Group for more than 14 years, leading senior finance management, including M&A.

Before Accton group, Una served in the finance/accounting/audit department in ISSI, PWC, and D-link/Alpha. Una graduated from National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, majoring in Finance Management.

Loren Staley

Chief Technology Officer

Loren is a multi-discipline technologist and product champion that brings more than 30+ years of industry experience to Edgecore Networks product offering. Before this role, Loren worked with Accton Technology Corporation as Data Center System Architect to define and build highly reliable and cost-effective products for the emerging Open Networking market.

Loren’s previous experience includes mainframe architecture and ECL design at Amdahl Corporation and 31 years at Hewlett-Packard in various technology and product development roles for Business-Critical Systems. Loren graduated from Stanford University, majoring in Electronic Engineering.

Max Chen

Vice President of R&D

Max leads the Software Engineering team and is responsible for executing Edgecore’s software strategy, including the open networking NOS running on data center and enterprise switches and routers. Max has been working in Accton Group for more than 20 years. Prior to joining Edgecore, Max starts from the software engineer role to the sub-group leader and then the director of Ethernet Switch R&D team for black-box NOS development.

Max has a B.S. from the Tsing-Hua University, majoring in Computer Science and an M.S. from National Chung Cheng University, majoring in Computer Science and Information Engineering.

Nanda Ravindran

Vice President of Product Management

Nanda leads the product strategy and definition at Edgecore. Most recently he led PLM efforts for Telecom products at Edgecore. Nanda is an industry veteran with over 20+ years of experience in Networking, Telecom and Software. He has led R&D teams developing Multi-Service Routers, Ethernet Switches and PON products.

Nanda’s prior experience includes leadership roles in product management and software development at Infinera, Coriant and Tellabs. Nanda graduated from Bangalore University, majoring in Electronics & Communication Engineering.

Pankaj Sharma

President of Edgecore India

Pankaj is responsible for Edgecore India & Indian subcontinent’s vision and business growth. Pankaj is a Telco veteran with more than 30 years of varied experience in mobile & fixed broadband business and technology development. Pankaj previously worked at Reliance Jio, MTS (Sistema Russia), Reliance Communications & Vodafone Essar in varied capacities and roles as CTO & Business Head. He also provided national service for six years in the Indian Air Force as a Flight Lieutenant.

Pankaj graduated in Electronics and Aeronautical Engineering from Shivaji University and Air Force Technical College respectively. Pankaj attained his masters from MS University, majoring in Computer Science and holds MBA from IIFT and IMT.

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