Edgecore Networks, the leader in open networking solutions, announced today that Heimdall Siao has been appointed President of Edgecore reporting to Rebecca Lin, Chairwoman of Edgecore, and Edgar Masri, CEO of Accton Group.
Heimdall Siao most recently served as the Sr. Director of the Telecom Business Unit for Accton. Heimdall has been instrumental in the telecom product strategy and execution and has been influential in several strategic customer wins. Heimdall will lead Edgecore to the next level of growth with a particular focus on the telecom market. Additionally, he will expand employee talent, deliver industry-leading technology, and continue to expand technology partnerships.
Heimdall Siao said, “I am thrilled to take on this leadership position. The market has strongly embraced disaggregated hardware and software network solutions, and Edgecore has an industry leading portfolio, strong market presence and brand name. I look forward to expanding our technology reach and execution.”
George Tchaparian, the long-serving President and CEO of Edgecore Networks helped pioneer the open network movement with hyperscale cloud operators. George was instrumental in scaling Edgecore’s business and driving market acceptance of disaggregated open networking through active participation in open network consortiums and creating a robust partner ecosystem. George will join Accton’s Office of the CEO and will focus on transformative strategy and execution for the Accton Group.
Rebecca Lin, Chairwoman of Edgecore Networks, said, “We are very grateful to George for his tireless effort and contributions. George evolved Edgecore from a traditional network equipment supplier into the leading open network brand, and we look forward to his continued contributions to Accton. We are also pleased to have Heimdall join Edgecore. Under his leadership as President, he will take the company to the next level of growth and success together with the Accton and Edgecore team.”
Before joining Accton, Heimdall worked at Ericsson for more than five years as a Systems Engineer and project manager for IP router product development. Heimdall graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, majoring in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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Edgecore Networks Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accton Technology Corporation, the leading networking ODM. Edgecore Networks delivers wired and wireless networking products and solutions through channel partners and system integrators worldwide for data center, service provider, enterprise, and SMB customers. Edgecore Networks is the leader in open networking, providing a full line of open 1G-800G Ethernet switches, core routers, cell site gateways, virtual PON OLTs, optical packet transponders, and Wi-Fi access points. Edgecore offers a choice of commercial and open-source NOS and network application solutions.
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