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Oleg Khaykin
Oleg Khaykin
President and Chief Executive Officer

Oleg Khaykin joined VIAVI in February 2016 as President and CEO, bringing more than 28 years of industry experience to VIAVI. Prior to joining VIAVI, Mr. Khaykin was a Senior Advisor with Silver Lake Partners.  Before that, Mr. Khaykin was President and CEO of International Rectifier from 2008 until its acquisition by Infineon AG in the January of 2015. He has also served as Chief Operating Officer of Amkor Technology and Vice President of Strategy & Business Development at Conexant Systems.  Earlier in his career he spent eight years with The Boston Consulting Group and prior to that, he was an engineer at Motorola.

Mr. Khaykin holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering with honors from Carnegie-Mellon University. 

Amar Maletira
Amar Maletira
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Amar Maletira joined VIAVI in September 2015 as Executive Vice President and CFO, following a 14-year career at Hewlett-Packard. Maletira most recently served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Americas Enterprise Services business at HP, a $7 billion P&L entity, and held a series of executive positions in HP finance including CFO for Application services business unit, Global Head of Financial Planning and Analysis, and Director of Investor Relations. Prior to HP, Maletira served as COO for a start-up IT consulting company in Michigan and led sales teams at Siemens and HCL in India.

He holds a B.S. in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Karnataka University in India, and an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

Paul McNab
Paul McNab
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer

Paul McNab joined VIAVI (then JDSU) in September 2014, following a 16-year career at Cisco Systems where he held executive-level marketing, strategy and engineering positions. In these roles, he worked closely with leading public and private data center operators and spearheaded corresponding strategic initiatives and product roadmaps for next generation network architectures, including software-defined networking. He also led the enterprise marketing organization, with an associated $25 billion product portfolio, and built and managed an architecture team that delivered cross-portfolio solutions for the services provider and enterprise markets. McNab also founded a startup that developed a disruptive software-based network solution, managed as portable code, for global public and private cloud and enterprise customers. McNab holds a B.S. degree from Manchester Metropolitan University.

 

Luke Scrivanich
Luke Scrivanich
Senior Vice President, Optical Security and Performance Products

Luke Scrivanich joined VIAVI (then JDSU) in April 2008 as general manager of Flex products and was promoted to lead the company's Optical Security and Performance Product group in July 2012. At VIAVI, his team leverages core optical-coating capabilities to design and manufacture a range of products worldwide that include the anti-counterfeiting, consumer electronics, defense/aerospace and healthcare markets. Prior to JDSU, Scrivanich was with PPG Industries where he served in general management and strategic planning roles for various divisions, including fine chemicals, industrial coatings and automotive coatings. He also held senior management positions at AGR International, Inc., a manufacture of inspection and quality control equipment for the glass and plastic container industries. His career experience covers a strong combination of functional areas that include engineering, operations, product management, strategic planning, marketing and product management. Luke holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Cornell University and a M.B.A from Harvard Business School.

Gary Staley
Gary Staley
Senior Vice President, Global Sales, NSE

Gary Staley joined VIAVI in February 2017 as Senior Vice President, Global Sales, for VIAVI Network Services Enablement (NSE). In this role, Gary is responsible for the sales growth of NSE’s global business, through both direct sales and our channel organization. He will also drive alignment of VIAVI’s Global Sales Organization with the overall company strategy. Gary joins VIAVI from NetScout Systems where he was responsible for the global partner network. Prior to that role, Gary was the VP of Worldwide Sales for Fluke Networks. Earlier roles at Alcatel-Lucent and Verizon included Worldwide Enterprise Sales and Regional Sales Service Provider responsibilities. Gary attended Ohio University, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing.

Ralph Rondinone
Ralph Rondinone
Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Services, NSE

Ralph Rondinone is senior vice president of global operations and services and joined VIAVI (then JDSU) in April 2012. Rondinone is responsible for the company's manufacturing, supply chain, services and support, IT, and corporate real estate functions. Throughout his career, Rondinone has achieved impressive operational results across a broad range of organizations, from early-stage startups to large multinational public companies. At BigBand Networks, Rondinone served as senior vice president of operations from 2006 to 2012, where he successfully designed and implemented the operations function prior to the company becoming public. He also has held executive positions in operations at companies that include Lucent Technologies, Ascend Communications, and Digital Equipment Corporation. Rondinone holds a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

 

Petra Negal
Petra Nagel
Senior Vice President, Human Resources 

Petra Nagel joined VIAVI in April 2016. Ms. Nagel previously served as Vice President, Human Resources for International Rectifier. In this role, Petra was responsible for the Human Resources activities for a worldwide employee population of approximately 5,000 spanning all aspects of Human Resources including compensation and benefits, leadership development, organizational development and training, recruitment and employee relations, succession planning and people systems.

Prior to joining International Rectifier in 2011, Petra held various positions in the Human Resources function at Infineon Technologies in both the US and Germany, serving most recently as Vice President Human Resources Americas.Petra holds an M.S. from Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany in Business Economics.

Michael Seidl
Michael Seidl
Senior Vice President, Business Management

Michael Seidl joined VIAVI in April 2016 as Senior Vice President, Business Management with focus upon commercial business engagement, deal construction and management, and other business process and profitability expansion initiatives. Michael came to VIAVI from Infineon Technologies (previously International Rectifier) where he spent 8 years in executive leadership positions in Business Management and Corporate Development, most recently as General Manager and VP of the Power Management Business Unit. Prior to this, Michael worked for 9 years at Amkor Technology as VP of Corporate Development and Strategic Alliances along with various other senior management positions. He also spent 6 years at a series of global technology companies, focused upon business operations and development. Michael is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison in Business.

Kevin Siebert
Kevin Siebert
Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Kevin Siebert joined the Company in September 2007 and became Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in March 2015. Before assuming the General Counsel role, Mr. Siebert held increasingly senior roles within the Company’s legal department. Before joining the Company, Mr. Siebert was Senior Counsel at France Telecom from 2004 to 2007 where he primarily had legal responsibility for North American operations and also handled mergers and acquisitions, among other functions. Prior to that, Mr. Siebert served as in-house counsel at a technology company and worked in private practice, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, corporate and telecommunications matters. Mr. Siebert holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Richmond and a J.D. from the Washington University School of Law.

Vishwas Karve
Vishwas Karve
Vice President, Corporate Strategy

Vishwas Karve joined VIAVI in April 2016 as Vice President, Corporate Strategy and leads the planning and execution of corporate initiatives in the areas of operational efficiency and restructuring. Prior to joining VIAVI, Vishwas had a successful 17-year career at Infineon Technologies, (previously International Rectifier) holding a series of positions of increasing management responsibility. In addition to serving as a product line General Manager, he had key roles in M&A, strategy, business development, legal, manufacturing and R&D. Vishwas has a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, an MS in chemical engineering from University of California, Los Angeles and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.