Dr. Balaji Raghothaman

Dr. Balaji Raghothaman has more than 2 decades of accomplishments in wireless communications. In his role as Chief Architect for Infrastructure Workflow Solutions at Keysight, Balaji engages in improving and harmonizing Keysight’s product portfolio to meet customer needs. After completing his PhD in Signal Processing at the University of Texas at Dallas in 1999, he worked for 7 years at Nokia Research Center, performing R&D and managerial roles. The next 15 years were spent at Airvana, which then became part of CommScope. He also had a brief stint at Interdigital Solutions. Balaji was a prime innovator behind Airvana’s successful femtocell solutions and CommScope’s OneCell 4G cloud-RAN small cell solution, and led the system design for a fully virtualized 5G solution at sub-6 GHz and mmWave frequencies. He has been an active contributor to the O-RAN Alliance and Small Cell Forum and holds more than 65 patents (granted and pending).