FREEDOM - CONTROL - INNOVATION BEING A LEADER IN OPEN NETWORKING AND ENTERPRISE WIRE/WIRELSS NETWORKING
Larry Ho — Chairman and Vice President of Software EngineeringLarry is the Chairman of Edgecore and guides the Edgecore executive team to ensure continued strong growth and deliver market-leading hardware, software, and services offerings. Larry is also the VP of Software Engineering and is responsible for formulating and executing Edgecore’s software strategy.
Larry is an industry veteran with 20+ years of experience in senior roles at Cisco, Oracle, and HPE. Larry graduated from the University of Michigan with, Ph.D. Computer Science.
Heimdall Siao — President
Heimdall 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 and expanding employee talent, delivering industry-leading technology, and expanding technology partnerships.
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.
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.
Una Lin — Chief Financial OfficerUna 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 OfficerLoren 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.
Youngcor Shueh — Vice President of SalesYoungcor leads worldwide sales and channels for Edgecore. Younger has been pivotal in Edgecore’s successful open network business, initially with hyperscale cloud operators and more recently with Service Providers and Enterprises.
Previously Youngcor was VP of Data Product Management at LG-Ericsson USA, where he successfully introduced data networking into LG-Ericsson, creating the IP PBX for the North American market.
Younger is a 20+ year veteran in the Accton Group and previously held senior IT, technical support, and R&D roles.
Nanda Ravindran — Vice President of Product ManagementNanda 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