Baksheesh S. Ghuman is a technology marketing expert and was most recently the chief marketing officer of LightPointe. At LightPointe Baksheesh covered three functional areas: product management, market communications, and market management. He was responsible for executing LightPointe's global marketing strategy, ensuring LightPointe's continued growth and leadership in free-space optics. A technologist by training, Baksheesh has more than 12 years of marketing experience in the field of telecommunications. He has held similar positions at Sorrento Networks, a manufacturer of optical networking equipment, and Electric Lightwave, a regional service provider. Baksheesh's experience has spanned a variety of roles in the fields of access, transport, switching, and management in metropolitan optical networking for carriers, CLECs, ISPs, RBOCs, and other service providers and vendors.
Baksheesh holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Arya College, Punjab University, and a diploma in systems management from the National Institute of Information Technology, New Dehli. Baksheesh has both an MS in Telecommunications and an MBA with a Marketing concentration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco. He has also attended executive management programs at the Stanford University graduate school of business. In addition, Baksheesh has published several articles in leading telecommunications magazines.