Mark Pierpoint is president of Keysight's Ixia Solutions Group which provides network test and visibility solutions for validating, optimizing and securing networks.
Before being named ISG President in February 2018, Pierpoint served as vice president and general manager of the Internet Infrastructure business within the Communications Solutions Group at Keysight Technologies and was the executive responsible for 5G, where he was responsible for developing and delivering solutions across the commercial communications network from network access points to data centers and the cloud. Prior to this, he led Keysight's activities in modular products, growing the business to over $150 million in FY15.
Pierpoint joined the company in 1987, when it was still part of Hewlett-Packard. He has held multiple management positions in R&D, sales, marketing, and operations across various businesses within Hewlett Packard and Agilent Technologies in both the United States and Europe.
Pierpoint holds a Ph.D. in Microwave Engineering, and a B.Sc. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the University of Leeds in the UK.