Stefan Dyckerhoff is Executive Vice President of the Platform Systems Division, responsible for development of Juniper's industry-leading routing platforms, and integration of systems and silicon development across the full range of Junos-based platforms. He brings more than 14 years of experience in defining, developing, and bringing to market leading-edge networking products.
Previously, Mr. Dyckerhoff served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Infrastructure Products Group (IPG), where he was responsible for driving business growth, strategy, innovation, and product development for all of Juniper's routing products, including the T Series and MX Series.
Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the High-End Systems Business Unit (HSBU) at Juniper Networks, where he was responsible for the service provider core business. In addition to overseeing the T Series Core Routers and JCS product lines, he also set the overall core routing, transport, and optical strategy for the company.
Prior to re-joining Juniper, Mr. Dyckerhoff served as the Vice President and General Manager of the Edge Routing Business Unit (ERBU) at Cisco Systems, where he was responsible for managing a multi-billion dollar product portfolio targeted at both service provider and enterprise markets. He also served as the executive sponsor for some of Cisco's biggest customers, and was an executive member on several Cisco cross-functional boards in the areas of service provider infrastructure, mobile Internet, enterprise architecture, and security.
From 1997 to 2004, Mr. Dyckerhoff was a member of Juniper Networks founding engineering team as employee number 33. During this time, he held multiple leadership positions in engineering and product management, and was credited for bringing the T Series to market and driving significant market share gains in the service provider core. As a senior engineering leader, he held technical leadership and senior management positions focusing on chip development and system architecture. His manifold technical and leadership contributions included three generations of Juniper packet forwarding ASICs and filing seven patent applications. (Six patents have been granted.)
Mr. Dyckerhoff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Duke University and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University.