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At Juniper Networks, we are leading the charge to architect the new network. Our executive team and board are committed to innovating in ways that empower our customers, our partners, and ultimately everyone in a connected world.

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  • Leadership Team
    • Rami Rahim
      CEO

      Rami Rahim is Chief Executive Officer of Juniper Networks and a member of the company's Board of Directors. Rahim was appointed CEO in November 2014.

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    • Pradeep Sindhu
      Founder and Chief Scientist

      Pradeep Sindhu founded Juniper Networks in February 1996, and has held several central roles in shaping the company. He currently serves as Chief Scientist and served as Chief Technology Officer for over 20 years and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for eight months when he founded the company. During that time, he played a central role in the architecture, design, and development of the M40 router.

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    • Eva Andres
      SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

      Eva has responsibility for charting our global people strategy, fostering diversity, inclusion, and growth among our most important asset, our employees. She leads the human resources organization and the Juniper Networks Foundation Fund, which inspires the next generation of engineers and innovators.

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    • Anand Athreya
      EVP, Chief Development Officer

      Anand "Andy" Athreya is Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer. In this role, he is responsible for Juniper's Engineering organization. He also oversees initiatives that are transforming Juniper's R&D and test environments.

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    • Sujai Hajela
      SVP, Enterprise

      Sujai Hajela is currently Senior Vice President of Enterprise at Juniper Networks and is focused on ushering the network for the next decade – the AI-Driven Enterprise. Prior to Juniper, he was co-founder, president and CEO of Mist Systems, a pioneer in AI-Driven operations for Wi-Fi. Previously to Mist, Hajela held senior-level roles across data center networking, campus networking (including wired and wireless LAN), and enterprise routing.

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    • Kevin Hutchins
      SVP, Strategy and Corporate Development

      As Juniper’s Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Kevin Hutchins is responsible for defining and enabling Juniper’s strategic corporate vision. This includes driving the company’s inorganic growth through strategic partnerships, venture investments and acquisitions/divestures.

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    • Derrell James
      SVP, Customer Services and Support

      As Senior Vice President of Customer Services and Support, Derrell James is charged with developing an innovative services-led strategy and engagement model that helps customers solve their toughest business challenges. He is responsible for strategic, financial and operational leadership for Juniper’s four service lines of business. These services include maintenance services, advanced services - a high-touch, premium support offering, a rapidly expanding professional services organization and educational services.

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    • Marcus Jewell
      EVP, Chief Sales Officer

      Marcus Jewell is EVP, Chief Sales Officer of Juniper Networks. He was formerly general manager for Juniper’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business, where he was responsible for Juniper’s sales operations across the region, including its go-to-market and channel strategies.

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    • Manoj Leelanivas
      EVP and Chief Product Officer

      As Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Manoj Leelanivas leads all aspects of product strategy and direction for Juniper, including the transformative AI-driven enterprise business unit which is powered by the Mist acquisition. Leelanivas is also responsible for all marketing operations and aligning products with our go-to-market strategies and execution.

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    • Sharon Mandell
      SVP, Chief Information Officer

      Sharon Mandell is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer leading Juniper’s global information technology team. In this role, she leads the ongoing enhancement of the company’s IT infrastructure and applications architectures to support the growth objectives of the company. She and her team are also responsible for showcasing Juniper’s use of its technologies to the world.

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    • Brian M. Martin
      SVP, General Counsel and Secretary

      Brian M. Martin is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Juniper Networks. He brings nearly 20 years of corporate legal experience in the technology industry, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at KLA-Tencor Corporation. He also spent 10 years in senior legal positions at Sun Microsystems, Inc. Martin currently serves on the Board of Directors of Family Supportive Housing, a non-profit organization that provides shelter and supportive services to homeless families.

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    • Ken Miller
      EVP, Chief Financial Officer

      Ken Miller is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Juniper Networks. Miller leads the company's finance and accounting functions as well as manufacturing operations, real estate, investor relations and internal audit.

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    • Athena Murphy
      Chief of Staff and VP Transformation

      Athena is responsible for ensuring streamlined results-oriented activities within the organization as well as leading Juniper’s Business Execution Office.

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    • Brad Tallman
      SVP, Supply Chain Operations

      As the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Operations at Juniper, Brad is responsible for the strategic design and management of a global supply chain network that provides differentiated services to Juniper, its customers and partners, while enabling the realization of cutting-edge technology to power the next generation of networking. Brad leads with a customer-first mindset that ensures an unparalleled customer and partner experience.

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    • Raj Yavatkar
      CTO

      In his role as Chief Technology Officer, Raj Yavatkar is responsible for charting Juniper's technology strategy. He leads and executes the company’s critical innovations and products for intelligent self-driving networks, security, Mobile Edge Cloud, network virtualization, packet-optical integration, and hybrid cloud.

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    • Debashis Basu
      SVP, Engineering

      Debashis Basu is Senior Vice President of Engineering and leads Juniper’s Silicon and Systems Technologies organization. In this role, Basu is responsible for all ASIC development as well as providing all technology solutions for Juniper systems, including signal integrity, mechanical, thermal, power supply and more. Previously Basu served as Vice President of ASIC development.

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    • Kireeti Kompella
      SVP, Engineering

      Dr. Kireeti Kompella is Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Juniper's engineering team. Before taking on his current role, he served as CTO, SDN at Juniper Networks. Previously, Kompella was CTO at Contrail Systems, which was acquired by Juniper in December 2012. Prior to joining Contrail, he was CTO and Chief Architect, Junos at Juniper Networks.

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    • Michael Marcellin
      SVP, Chief Marketing Officer

      Mike Marcellin is Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, leading the global marketing team responsible for marketing Juniper's product and services portfolio and stewarding the brand, driving preference for Juniper in the market, training our partners and account teams, and developing a differentiated information experience for our customers. Before joining the global marketing organization, Marcellin led business strategy and marketing for Juniper's industry-leading portfolio of high-performance routing, switching and security products.

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  • Board of Directors