Jay Alexander

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Keysight Technologies

Jay Alexander is senior vice president and chief technology officer of Keysight Technologies. He leads the company’s centralized technology development team to focus on addressing top opportunities and market trends. His role is to optimize Keysight resources to grow in areas that provide competitive advantage across the electronic design and test ecosystem, and to leverage its world-class technology and platform offerings.

Prior to Keysight, Alexander held numerous leadership positions within Agilent's Electronic Measurement Group, including serving as vice president and general manager and previously as R&D manager for the Oscilloscope and Protocol Division.

Jay joined Hewlett-Packard (HP) in 1986 as a manufacturing and test engineer. During his tenure, he has served as test engineering manager for HP's Oscilloscopes and Logic Analyzers business, product planning manager for Agilent's Design Verification Division, marketing manager for Agilent's Network and Digital Solutions Business Unit, and architecture and business intelligence manager for Agilent's Electronic Measurement Group.

Jay earned a Bachelor's in electrical engineering from Northwestern University and a Master's in computer science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is a licensed professional engineer and a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Alexander currently serves on the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He holds 24 U.S. patents.