Kailash Narayanan to head Keysight’s $3.3+ bn Communications business

Keysight Technologies announced the appointment of Kailash Narayanan, head of the commercial communications business, to president of its Communications Solutions Group.
Keysight 5G testing solutionsKailash Narayanan will be responsible for Keysight’s $3.3+ billion business that addresses the design and test solutions needs of the communications ecosystem, including wireless and wireline, as well as aerospace defense and government customers. Most recently, the Communications Solutions Group was led by Satish Dhanasekaran, who assumed the role of Keysight’s chief operating officer in 2020.

“Kailash is a driven leader with deep market expertise and a track record of delivering results,” said Ron Nersesian, Keysight chairman and CEO. “He has brought a customer-focused approach to growing and expanding the company’s communications solutions portfolio and played an instrumental role in our 5G market leadership.”

Kailash Narayanan joined the company in 1996. Prior to leading Keysight’s commercial communications business, he led the company’s wireless devices business where he was instrumental in establishing relationships with market-leading customers and driving significant expansion of Keysight’s 5G offerings.

Kailash Narayanan holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Illinois Chicago and an MBA from Walden University.