Sonja Wilkerson

Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Sonja Wilkerson joined Infinera as Senior Vice President, Head of Human Resources (HR), in November 2016. Ms. Wilkerson brings over 25 years of HR leadership experience to Infinera, including the successful development of talent strategies that drive organizational effectiveness through the integration of people, technologies, processes and cultures.

Most recently, Ms. Wilkerson served as Vice President of Human Resources with Hewlett Packard Enterprise for over two years, where she was responsible for providing strategic HR support to the Global Finance and Legal organizations. She joined Hewlett Packard Enterprise from Cisco, where she worked as a Director of Human Resources for over 10 years, supporting various functions ranging from Marketing to Cisco’s core engineering global product groups, including Service Provider, Server, Storage, Switching, Routing, Software, Hardware and CTO. Prior to Cisco, Ms. Wilkerson held various HR positions for a number of Silicon Valley technology companies.

She holds a B.S. in Organizational Behavior, an MBA from the University of San Francisco and an M.S. in Technology Management from Pepperdine University.