Pat DiPietro is the Senior Vice President of the Integration Management Office at Infinera, a role he has held since October 2018. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board at Coriant, having created Coriant out of the founding companies of NSN Optical, Tellabs and Sycamore in 2013. He brings over 35 years of industry experience and expertise to his role.
From 2012 to 2018, Mr. DiPietro served as an Operating Partner at Marlin Equity Partners working on transactions in the technology space. In addition to launching several highly successful networking products and start-up ventures, he has held executive management and research and development roles in leading telecommunications and technology companies, including senior leadership roles at Nortel and Bell Northern Research. Mr. DiPietro previously served as Managing Partner at Canada’s VG Partners, overseeing the company’s Technology Fund. As a venture capitalist, he managed a portfolio of more than 20 start-up companies and sat on numerous boards, including those of Sandvine, SiGe Semiconductor, Continuous Computing, BTI Systems, Neterion and BelAir Networks.
Mr. DiPietro earned a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University, and has completed master’s courses in Telecommunications Management from Carleton University.