Title: Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Branch Solutions Business Unit
Area of Responsibility: Driving Juniper business including strategy, revenue/profitability, products and execution for this segment of SLT's overall portfolio, specifically comprehensive solutions for the small to medium size locations of large, distributed enterprises.
Alex joined Juniper in February 2008 after more than five years at Extreme Networks, where he served as Chief Operating Officer from mid 2002 through 2006, and the last year as VP and GM of Extreme's high-end switching business and core engineering operations. During his tenure at Extreme Alex led programs which established essential product lifecycle and quality systems, completely refreshed the product portfolio, significantly improved product and service quality and margins, and streamlined the supply chain.
Prior to Extreme Alex served as Chief Operating Officer for LCG Wireless (acquired by ADC Telecommunications), SVP Business Operations for ReplayTV, and earlier spent eight years in various executive roles with Octel Communications (acquired by Lucent Technologies) as CIO, SVP Business Operations, and SVP and GM of Enterprise Messaging. Alex holds a bachelors and masters degree in electrical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.
I am a geek who loves knowing how everything works. I spent 13+ years as a software engineer and then transitioned to technical marketing. Not only do I need to know the geeky bits, but now I get to know about the business side - the MBA comes in handy. I enjoy sharing Juniper's message with customers and educating folks about our great solutions. When I'm not busy working I enjoy spending time with my wife and two kids. We all enjoy being outdoors. Huge soccer fan. Crazy Chicago Bears fan!
Passionate about the Internet and the connectedness of all things. I came from a background in ISPs and telecoms networks. I pride myself in being able to design a service, not just a config, and planning for scalable operations. Monitoring and network management a speciality.
In my spare time I'll probably be messing about with a map or GPS or looking for a country pub, often all at the same time.
Bill is the Director of Federal Strategic Initiatives at Juniper Networks. In this role, Bill focuses on several areas unique to the needs of Federal Government customers, including product certifications, IPv6, and security. Bill came to Juniper Networks in January 2008 after more than 20 years in the IT community working with commercial enterprise customers, service providers, and the US Federal Government.
Bill started his career as an engineering officer in the US Air Force after graduating with a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Bill has an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Brad Minnis, CPP is the Senior Director of Corporate Environmental, Health, Safety & Security for Juniper Networks, Inc. based in Sunnyvale, CA, where he is responsible for strategic design, implementation and management of the company’s security, safety, environment, crisis management and business continuity functions. He also leads the company’s efforts in corporate citizenship and sustainability, and manages the Corporation’s government-related security programs.
Mr. Minnis has over 30 years experience in the Silicon Valley and has managed EHSS operations for a number of high tech companies, including Juniper Networks, 3Com Corporation, and National Semiconductor Corporation.
Mr. Minnis’ specialties include security management, supply chain and product integrity, anti-counterfeit, occupational health and safety and crisis management. In his role as Cyber Incident Response Team Leader for Juniper, Mr. Minnis has managed numerous high impact cyber-related incidents and cross-functional responses.
Mr. Minnis served for ten years in the United States Navy and has served in leadership positions the International Security Management Association (ISMA) and ASIS International, serving as Chairman of the San Francisco Chapter in 2003. He has also co-written several publications on software integrity assurance and supply chain security with organizations such as SAFECode.
Mr. Minnis is certified as a Protection Professional by the Professional Certification Board of ASIS International and attended the University of Connecticut, where he received two certificates in Environmental, Health and Safety
I'm a Security Product Line Engineer and Security Researcher at Juniper Networks working with the High End (Data Center) SRX and ScreenOS platforms, along with the IDP Standalone appliances. Prior to joining Juniper Networks, I was a senior consultant with a network security consulting firm, working extensively with Juniper products, including design, implementation, managed services, and support. I'm a co-author of Junos Security, Configuring NetScreen/SSG Firewalls, and Configuring Juniper SSL VPN's. I have a deep interest in network security, especially around Malware and IPS, and DDoS.
Security strategist, architect, evangelist/prophet, former-CISO, brick layer, priest and short order cook…product manager, product marketeer, CTO, advisor, board member and SQUIRREL! My life? It’s like Blade Runner meets Beautiful Mind w/some Patrick Swayze Roadhouse violence mixed in
Darrell Hyde began his career in the managed hosting industry in 1997, joining HOSTING's management team in 2003. During his tenure Darrell has led HOSTING'S Network Operations and Network Engineering teams and has played a lead role in the organization's technical direction. As Vice President of Architecture, Darrell is tasked with leading service design for HOSTING's product portfolio and overseeing the organization's technology strategy. In his spare time, Darrell lives in Philadelphia with his wife and 2 cats and really hopes Chip Kelly can restore the Eagles to glory.
Deena Thomchick has spent over 20 years in technology with most of it focused on networking and security. She’s currently responsible for product marketing for Juniper Network’s next generation firewalls and security gateway products where she spends her time learning how organizations use firewalls to protect themselves. Her security focus prior to Juniper Networks includes seven years with Symantec and VeriSign working on anti-virus and SSL technologies respectively.
Erin O’Malley is a senior marketing manager for global branding at Juniper Networks. Her team's goal is to amplify the company's brand promise: "Your ideas. Connected." A promise that speaks to the importance of innovation and sharing of personal insights. Previously at Juniper, Erin managed social media for Juniper's security business unit and was a product marketing manager for the company's virtualization and cloud security solutions. She has also worked on the customer marketing team at VMware and as a marketing writer at various companies, including WSGR, Business Objects, and the TDA Group. Erin holds a B.A. in French from Penn State University and an M.A. in French from Middlebury College.
François Prowse is a Senior Systems Engineer for Juniper Networks, based in Brisbane Australia. Francois joined Juniper in 2006 as part of the New Zealand SE team, subsequently relocating to Australia. Prior to Juniper, Francois worked for four years at Alcatel in both operational and architectural roles, being jointly responsible for the construction of New Zealands' largest MPLS core network. Prior to Alcatel, Francois worked at UUnet, focusing on core network expansion in Europe. In all previous roles JUNOS has been the driving factor behind day to day operations, providing him with over 8 years of operational experience. Francois is a Juniper Networks Certified Internet Expert (JNCIE #144) which he obtained prior to joining Juniper Networks.
As a Strategy & Planning Architect at Juniper Networks, my main interest and focus is mobile space security. It is through that interest that I am participating in 3GPP standards. My background is quite versatile, ranging from field Systems Engineer, to Education Services and Customer Services Engineer, to Product Line Engineer. Many moons ago, I attained both CCIE and JNCIE. I advocate change and enjoy challenges. I have a PhD degree in Organization & Management, specializing in IT. My Master's degree is in Computer Science from the University of Toronto.
ISP Network Engineer currently enjoying the security side of the Juniper product range. Busy studying for the JNCIP-SP and ENT.
Outside of work I enjoy the great outdoors: Mountaineering, Bouldering, Rock or Ice climbing, Tramping (hiking to non-Kiwis) and Snowboarding. I'm also a member of the Alpine Cliff Rescue Team in Christchurch, assisting is vertical rescues or those requiring specialist access or extraction techniques, crevasse rescue etc.
Greg Sidebottom is a Senior Engineering Manager in the Identity and Policy Management business unit at Juniper Networks. Greg has spent the last decade plus conceptualizing, architecting, designing, and leading the implementation of Juniper's SDX and SRC families of policy based service management applications. Previous to this, Greg held positions in the software and networking industries at Siemens, Cognos, Nortel, GTE labs subsidiary MPR Teltech, and the Alberta Research Council. Greg is an author of eight invention disclosures resulting in two patents issued and three pending. Greg holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science for the University of Calgary and an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computing Science from Simon Fraser University.
Senior Product Line Manager – CTP Products Juniper Networks.
Jim Kelly is the senior product line manager for the CTP products where he is responsible for the CTP product direction, marketing and circuit emulation applications within Juniper Networks. Mr. Kelly has more than 28 years of experience in the networking industry in technical roles, sales, marketing, and product management positions. He started his career in the United States Air Force. He has worked for Wang, Digital Telecom Systems, American Airlines, Network Equipment Technologies, Carrier Access, and Nortel Networks. He started Juniper Networks federal DoD sales in July 2000 and joined Juniper Networks again in October 2005 through the acquisition of Acorn Packet Solutions where he was the director of sales and marketing.
John is a highly experienced IT professional with over 25 years in the Industry. He is the UKI security lead for Juniper Networks and previous to this has held various sales and sales management positions with Mimecast, Proofpoint, Cisco, EMC and PCS. He started his career with Siemens and Sun Microsystems as a Systems Engineer/UNIX trainer.
Kevin manages Juniper's Counter Security portfolio, delivering innovative solutions to better address the advanced threats targeting organizations today. Counter Security builds on Juniper's network security capabilities, focusing on providing protection for Web applications with technologies like Intrusion Deception and application DDoS protection; as well as identifying and mitigating internal Advanced Persistent Threats attempting to exfiltrate data. Security Intelligence—applying big data analytics techniques to identify the sources of threats, and propagating the information to enforcement points in real-time—spans the Counter Security portfolio.
Prior to Juniper, Kevin managed the Content Security portfolio at Cisco, including IronPort Email and Web Security, and ScanSafe Cloud Web Security. Before joining IronPort and Cisco, he ran product management and marketing for Infotone Communications, an integration appliance start-up and managed a seed-stage technology investment fund. Kennedy started his career at Intel, where his responsibilities spanned from microprocessor design to marketing to sales to venture investment. Kennedy has a BSE Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Kyle Adams is one of the lead developers for the Mykonos Web Security solution acquired by juniper networks in early 2012. With over 10 years of experience in web security and application development, Kyle helps identify and implement innovative security techniques to help combat the ever increasing wave of cyber-attacks. He studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology and holds a BS in Computer Science and a minor in Criminal Justice.
I'm a Network Security Engineer working with Vodafone in their Cloud and Hosting Services team based in Leeds, UK. My role is to implement, test and deliver secure cloud based solutions to external customers.
Michel Tepper is a Juniper consultant and instructor working for
Westcon Security in the Netherlands. He started working in ICT in
1987. Michel is also is a Juniper Ambassador. Currently he holds
three Junos Professional certifications and a number of specialist and
associate certifications on non-Junos tracks. Michel is an active
member of J-Net and juniperforum.com, where he uses the nickname
screenie referring to the ScreenOS with which he started his Juniper
30 Years in Book Publishing, 20 years in Technical Book Publishing, including Apple Developer Press, Adobe Press, Nokia Developer Books, Palm Books, and since 2001, almost 10 years as consulting editor/editor in chief for Juniper Networks Book. Joined the company and started the Day One book line and in 2011, the new This Week book line.
I work at Poplar Systems - Juniper Authorized Education Partner, Russia. We teach official Juniper classes on Juniper routing, switching and security products since 2006. In 2012 and 2013 we received Gold Awards as a Juniper education partner of the year in EMEA region. Poplar employees are Juniper fans who are exclusively devoted to providing as-high-as-possible quality Juniper education. One aspect of this is the fact that currently all our instructors are at least 2xJNCIE certified.
Rajoo Nagar is a senior manager in product marketing at Juniper Networks. She is responsible for product marketing for Juniper's security solutions. Rajoo is a published author, her book “Telecom Service Rollouts” was published by McGraw Hill Professional.
Sr. director for security portfolio marketing @ Juniper. I've been in IT management and security for many moons, focused on product marketing and communications. Fascinated with internet culture and evolution, watching how it moves the markets and opens our minds.
Rob Cameron is the Director of Product Line Engineering for Juniper Networks' data center firewall product line. Rob and his team currently support the largest designs and architectures for the SRX Series data center product lines. In his six years at Juniper he has supported major accounts in the Midwest region of the US, worked on data center strategy, and supported the SRX Series data center firewall product line since launch. Prior to his work at Juniper, he worked at several consulting organizations focusing on network security and high-availability architectures. Rob has five published books on using security technology. This includes his recently released "Junos Security" book from O'Reilly media.
I'm a Product Line Manager in the Security Business Unit working on all things intrusion prevention-related. I've been in the security field since 1994 working on diverse projects such as developing HP's public-key infrastructure (PKI), building the first protocol anomaly-based IDS at Recourse Technologies (acquired by Symantec), integrating vulnerability management and IDS at VM vendor nCircle and managing IPS products at Cisco and Juniper.
Jonathan Looney is a Senior Staff Courseware Developer at Juniper Networks. Before joining Juniper, he performed network engineering for a large enterprise, a regional ISP, and an application service provider (ASP). The holder of several industry certifications, he enjoys the freedom his job at Juniper gives him to both continually learn and also to share his knowledge with others through a wide range of media.
Scott is the Director of Product Marketing for Mobile Security at Juniper Networks. In his 20+ years in high tech, Scott has worked on Mobile and Endpoint Security, Network Security, IPS, Managed Services, Network Infrastructure, Co-location, Microprocessor Architecture, Unix Servers and Network Adapters. He has held leadership roles at Check Point, McAfee, Symantec, Exodus Communications, Cable & Wireless, Savvis, and HP.
Networking & Security nerd (geek overall), Hockey fanatic, and Junos junkie! Born and raised in Grand Rapids, MI, with a few years of my life out in MN.
Been in the IT field since I got out of High School. I've used Juniper products since around 2007, and really enjoy working with them. I currently work for a large retailer based in MI, with a footprint all across the Midwest.
Seema is a Sr. Product Marketing Manager of Security products. With over 10 years of experience in the network security field, she has been focused on sales enablement, product marketing and competitive intelligence at Check Point Software, Imperva, Webroot Software and Juniper Networks. Seema holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from San Jose State University, California. Outside work, she loves to keep up with tech news, travel with family, listen to East Indian music (Bollywood, classical, and hip hop, depending on the mood) and attend concerts.
Sherry Ryan is IT Vice President and CISO of Juniper Networks. Previously, Sherry held similar positions at Blue Shield of California, Hewlett-Packard, Safeway and Levi Strauss where she established and led their information security programs. Sherry holds the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification from ISACA and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification from ISC2. She is a member of the High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA).
Sherry has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Redlands, and earned her MBA from the College of Notre Dame.
Timothy LeMaster is Director of Systems Engineering at Juniper Networks, where he is responsible for driving product development efforts to meet the demands of U.S. federal customers and for overseeing the activities of Juniper’s federal business unit systems engineers.
A government IT industry veteran, Tim leverages his more than 15 years of experience in telecommunications and networking for the benefit of Juniper’s federal customers.
Prior to Juniper, Tim spearheaded the development of applications aiding the government in the management of a very large SONET/IP network for IT solutions provider Veridian. Tim has also held several positions in the government, ranging from network operations and network modeling to engineering.
Tim is a former U.S. Air Force officer.