Amir Ben-Efraim is Vice President of Cloud Security at Juniper Networks, responsible for defining strategy and direction for Juniper's efforts to secure the virtualized data-center, private clouds and public clouds. Amir joined Juniper in late 2010 via its acquisition of Altor Networks, which Amir led as founder and CEO. Amir has over 20 years of experience in high-tech management, including marketing, business development and software engineering. Prior to founding Altor Networks, Amir was head of business development at Check Point Software where he led the company’s global BD efforts, including partnerships, OEMs, corporate strategy and M&A considerations. Previously, Amir was co-founder and senior vice president of marketing at Blue Wireless, a vendor of personalization software for telecommunication carriers. Prior to Blue Wireless, Amir led marketing initiatives at Netro Corporation, and simulation projects as lead software engineer at Amdahl Computers. Amir holds an M.B.A. from UCLA, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley.