CommScope's Bart Giordano Honored on CRN’s 2020 Top 100 Executives List

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Bart_Giordano_Ruckus_NetworksI am pleased to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Bart Giordano, senior vice president for CommScope’s RUCKUS Wireless and Cloud business, to its 2020 list of Top 100 Executives. This annual list recognizes the trailblazing technology executives who are shaping, transforming, and positively disrupting the IT channel. Giordano was also named to the Top 25 Technology Disrupters of 2020 as part of the Top 100 Executives list.

Giordano leads Wi-Fi, IoT and Cloud Services product management, marketing and business development for RUCKUS as part of CommScope’s Venue and Campus Networks segment. His 20-year career spans various technical and business roles in networking, wireless and cloud companies. Giordano holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

CommScope is proud that CRN has named Bart Giordano to its prestigious 2020 list of Top 100 Executives. Bart’s passion and dedication are integral to our continued success in the IT channel.

CLICK TO TWEET: Congratulations to CommScope's Bart Giordano for being named to CRN’s 2020 Top 100 Executives List.

The 2020 CRN Top 100 Executives list honors the tech visionaries who power the IT channel. It is broken down into four sub-lists: The 25 Most Influential Executives, Top 25 Channel Sales Leaders, Top 25 IT Innovators, and Top 25 Disrupters.

The Top 100 Executives being recognized have demonstrated exemplary leadership and innovative ideas for the IT channel. In doing so, they help vendors, solution providers, and technology suppliers thrive in an IT marketplace that is both fast-changing and ever more complicated.

“As the IT channel becomes increasingly complex, especially when companies have had to shift to an all-remote workforce, it has presented new challenges for solution providers and technology suppliers alike,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The technology executives on CRN’s 2020 Top 100 Executives list have been able to adapt their channel strategies and continue to provide exemplary leadership to keep their businesses running seamlessly, regardless of today’s challenges.”

The Top 100 Executives is featured in the August 2020 issue of CRN Magazine and online at

About the Author

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Pramod Badjate

Pramod Badjate is the senior vice president and general manager for CommScope’s RUCKUS business. He joined Ruckus in 2013 to lead the global engineering and was involved in the diversification and scaling of its products and teams during a time of high growth. Pramod has worked in telecom and networking for over 20 years, starting his career in engineering at a division of Bell Labs/Lucent Technologies. He later led engineering teams at various Silicon Valley startups including Tahoe Networks (Acquired by Nokia Networks) and Airespace (Acquired by Cisco Systems). Pramod started his journey in Wi-Fi at Airespace, a startup that led the transition to controller-based wireless networks. After being acquired by Cisco, Pramod led the software engineering team within the Wireless Lan Business Unit (WNBU). During his time at Cisco, Pramod helped launch many new innovative products in wireless including the mobility services engine and the first converged wired and wireless management solution. Later, Pramod led global engineering at the secure access business unit which launched many products that helped the transition to context-based networking. Pramod has a bachelors in computer engineering from National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (NITK), and a MS in computer science and an MBA from Arizona State University.