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Managing Director, Global Sales at GoFoton
Farshid completed his graduate studies at Cornell University. He started his career at Bell Communication Research working at definition and implementation of SS7 and AIN networks. Farshid has held several executive positions. At 3COM, Farshid was the head of global Product Management team responsible for VOIP, PDSN/HA, RAS, and financial systems. He later became the global General Manager of Switching BU at UTStarcom responsible for R&D, Product Management, Product Marketing, Business Development, and Services organizations. He later joined Bridgewater Systems as an Officer and the head of Products working with Financial Markets taking the company public. He held various executive positions at Ericsson leading IP, Mobile Packet Core, WiFi Venues, and Cloud programs creating strategic solutions, assets & services to enable new customer engagement models in synergy with our industry’s current pivots. Through his efforts a number of new customer and market segments were opened up to Ericsson. He is currently head of Sales at Go!Foton where he is primarily focused on innovations and steps toward re-architecting the Fiber connectivity layer at Central offices and Data centers.