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Kaitki Agarwal is the co-founder, President, and CTO at A5G Networks. A5G Networks is a leader in converged 4G, 5G, and Wi-Fi autonomous mobile core software. Before A5G Networks, Kaitki co-founded Parallel Wireless in 2012. Kaitki was the Chief Product Officer at Parallel Wireless and led product and operations. She led the disruption of the traditional RAN market with the open RAN movement. She established global operations in the US, India, UK, and Israel and grew the team to 500+. Before founding Parallel Wireless, Kaitki was at Starent Networks/Cisco where she led the multimedia team and architecture for various packet gateways, VoLTE products, led customer engagements with several customer wins. She created a culture of innovation and has 50+ patents pending and granted. Kaitki has a strong track record of innovation and leading disruptions in the end-to-end telecom networks for RAN, Voice, and packet core. Kaitki holds MBA from Babson College, Product Strategy from Kellogg, and a BS in computer science from IIT Roorkee. As a woman in technology leader, Kaitki is driving several initiatives for women via forbeswomen, IEEE WIE, DWEN and women in tech forums. Her story is published by the government of India and the British high commissioner for SheIs – 75 women in STEAM, a book that will showcase women role models for youth, make visible the leadership of women, and generate interest in the SDGs. Kaitki is also recognized in CRN’s Women of the Channel list for 2023. Kaitki is a board member, strategic advisor, A member of the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council and an official member of the Forbes technology council.
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A5G Networks, Inc.
A5G Networks Inc. is a leader and innovator in autonomous (AI/ML) mobile core software. The company is headquartered in Nashua, NH, USA with offices in Pune MH, India. A5G Networks is pioneering secure and scalable 4G, 5G and Wi-Fi software to enable distributed network of networks for smart cities, private networks, connected cars and CSPs.