Juniper Networks has announced that Raj Yavatkar will be named Chief Technology Officer starting this month.
Juniper Networks announced that as the new Chief Technology Officer Raj Yavatkar, will be responsible for Juniper’s technology strategies and for leading and executing several of the company’s critical future-focused technology innovations. He is experienced in cloud services and infrastructure and networking systems and software. Mr. Yavatkar will begin his employment at Juniper in December of 2019.
45+ patents and 60+ publications
Raj Yavatkar held leadership roles at VMware and Intel where he led teams for new hybrid cloud product categories as the Chief Software Architect. After that, Mr. Yavatkar previously joined Google for the development of Network Virtualization Infrastructure and product for Cloud Networking. He is currently an IEEE Fellow and a technology and product pioneer with 45+ patents and 60+ publications.
Rami Rahim, CEO of Juniper Networks said:
“Raj is a visionary who has been able to translate a deep understanding of customer and market needs into breakthrough products and solutions for the past fifteen years. I’m truly pleased and honored to have Raj help us in our strategy to change networking for the cloud era.”
Mr. Yavaktar said:
“In my career, I’ve always envisioned and improved upon how emerging technologies can be applied to creatively solve business problems ahead of the competition and have applied this knowledge to pioneer new product lines and cloud architectures. I look forward to joining the world-class team at Juniper and guiding their industry-leading portfolio of cloud networking solutions.”