Mike Pascoe is well known for his strong record of building shareholder value in the telecommunications industry and for his active role on the boards of leading up-and-coming technology companies, such as ANDA Networks.
Most recently, Mr. Pascoe was CEO of Meriton Networks and led its private sale to Xtera Communications. Previously, Mr. Pascoe was CEO and President of PairGain Technologies, which ADC acquired in 2000 for $3 billion. Prior to PairGain, Mr. Pascoe was a key member of the executive management team at Newbridge Networks (acquired by Alcatel in 2000 for $7 billion) as the president of the U.S. division, as well as the EVP/GM of the North and South American business regions.
Prior to his 14 years with Newbridge, Mr. Pascoe held various engineering and marketing positions with Nortel, Mitel and the telecom division of Rockwell International.
Mr. Pascoe holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Waterloo.
Industry Expertise (7)
Information Technology and Services
Areas of Expertise (6)
Technology for Business Communications
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University of Waterloo: Bachelor of Applied Science, Electrical Engineering
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