Sunday, November 16, 2008

Tellabs Appoints Vikram Saksena as CTO

Tellabs named Dr. Vikram Saksena as its new chief technology officer. He will focus on strategic technology initiatives including optical networking, Carrier Ethernet and IP, and mobile backhaul. Dr. Saksena recently served at Sonus Networks as chief technology officer and chief scientist. He has held a series of engineering positions, including positions at Cisco and AT&T. He is an AT&T Fellow and a finalist at the 2008 CTO of the Year Award given by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council.