As Juniper’s Senior Vice President of Strategy and Product Line Management, Kevin Hutchins is responsible for defining and enabling Juniper’s strategy from company vision into product execution. This includes driving the company’s inorganic growth through strategic partnerships, venture investments and acquisitions/divestitures. In addition, he is responsible for driving key strategic imperatives, including Juniper’s software strategy and transformation.
Hutchins joined Juniper in 2010 as Vice President, Portfolio Management & Business Operations for Juniper’s Development & Innovation team where he led business planning, portfolio rationalization, new product introduction and execution of strategic programs across Juniper’s portfolio of routing, switching and security products.
Prior to his career at Juniper, Hutchins held leadership roles in strategy, corporate development and general management at IBM and Lockheed Martin. Hutchins is an adjunct professor at Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business where he teaches courses on mergers, acquisitions and restructuring for MBA and Masters of Finance programs. He holds a BSc (Tau Beta Pi) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a PhD from the University of Colorado and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.