Keysight Technologies names Satish Dhanasekaran as CEO

Keysight Technologies announced the appointment of Satish Dhanasekaran, current Chief Operating Officer of the company, as President and Chief Executive Officer.
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Ron Nersesian, current President and CEO of Keysight, will be retiring after 30-years with the company. Ron Nersesian will continue as Executive Chairman of the Board.

Ron Nersesian became President and CEO of Keysight when Agilent Technologies decided to spin-out the business in 2013. Under Ron Nersesian’s leadership, Keysight’s revenues have increased at a ten percent compound annual growth rate, while generating annualized earnings and free cash flow growth of eighteen percent and twenty-five percent, respectively.

Satish Dhanasekaran began his career at Keysight in 2006. He has been COO since 2020, focused on growing orders, increasing annual recurring revenue and driving the company’s growth initiatives. He oversees the Keysight functions that contribute to these objectives, including market and technology research; development of new technologies, products, and solutions; services; marketing; and sales.

Satish Dhanasekaran established Keysight’s leadership in 5G and made significant contributions to accelerate technology adoption in other key areas, including 400G, quantum and electromagnetic spectrum operations.