Mr. Jagdeep Singh
Jagdeep Singh is co-founder and CEO of QuantumScape Corporation, a startup working on a fundamental disruption in the energy storage sector. Prior to founding QuantumScape, Jagdeep was cofounder and CEO of Infinera Corp (NASDAQ: INFN), developer of the world’s first large-scale photonic integrated circuits and optical transmission systems based on these chips. At Infinera, he led the company to the number one market share position in North America shortly after commencing shipments and took the company public in an IPO valued at over $1 billion. Prior to founding Infinera, Jagdeep was the founder and CEO of Lightera Networks, an optical switch company subsequently acquired by CIENA Corp. Lightera’s flagship product, the Core Director went on to generate over $1 billion in revenues with top telecom carriers around the world. Jagdeep was also the founder and CEO of OnFiber, and optical telecommunications carrier subsequently acquired by Qwest Communications, and AirSoft, a software company focused on communication protocols for low bandwidth, high latency networks such as those found in wireless and remote access networks.
He holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, an MS in Computer Science from Stanford University, and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. He served on the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Board from 2004-2006 and has been recognized for his contributions to the industry by numerous awards, including Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Light Reading Person of the Year.