SVP, Head of Engineering
Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Srikanth Hosakote has been named Senior Vice President, Head of Engineering at Infinera. The search was led by Mark Lonergan.
Srikanth (Sri) Hosakote brings over 24 years of business, technology, and management experience to Infinera. As Senior Vice President, Head of Engineering, Sri heads the Infinera Systems Engineering organization, utilizing his expertise in organization management and proven leadership advancing engineering organizations spanning high end routing, optical transport and cloud networking and storage solutions. Prior to joining Infinera, Sri was Executive Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Systems & Solutions at Seagate. Prior to joining Seagate, he served in various leadership roles at Cisco, including most recently Senior Vice President and General Manager, Data Center Group; Vice President and General Manager, High End Routing & Optical Group; and Vice President and General Manager, Edge Routing Business Unit.
Sri earned a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix.
Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) provides Intelligent Transport Networks, enabling carriers, cloud operators, governments and enterprises to scale network bandwidth, accelerate service innovation and simplify optical network operations. Infinera’s end-to-end packet-optical portfolio is designed for long-haul, subsea, data center interconnect and metro applications. Infinera’s unique large scale photonic integrated circuits enable innovative optical networking solutions for the most demanding networks. Industry research firm Ovum named Infinera the number one provider of datacenter interconnection solutions to Internet Content Providers and Carrier Neutral Providers worldwide, and named Infinera as the fastest growing company in the datacenter interconnection market worldwide.
We are pleased to have Sri join our team to lead the Systems Engineering organization. Sri’s notable experience in switching, packet, cloud and Layer 3 technology will play a vital role in the evolution of Infinera Intelligent Transport Networks.Tom Fallon, CEO, Infinera
I am really excited about joining Infinera now. Infinera is already a world leader in the optical networking space—I want to help scale the company as it enters into market with new applications.Sri Hosakote, SVP, Head of Engineering, Infinera
Sri Hosakote is one of the most statured engineering and product leaders in the global networks industry. He adds great wisdom to an amazing group of hardware and software engineers at Infinera.Mark Lonergan, Founder & Managing Partner, Lonergan Partners