Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Juniper Hires Executives from Cisco, 3Com

Juniper Networks announced the appointments of Hitesh Sheth to the position of vice president, Enterprise Products and Solutions and Liam Kiely to the position of vice president of Engineering, for Juniper's Infrastructure Products Group (IPG).

Sheth joins Juniper Networks from Cisco Systems, where he led a strategic cross-company initiative to establish Cisco in the Metro Ethernet market. During his seven year tenure at Cisco, he held a number of senior management positions in marketing, business development and general management. Prior to Cisco, Hitesh held executive positions at Liberate Technologies, Oracle Corporation and The Santa Cruz Operation.

Kiely previously served as vice president of Engineering at 3Com, where he led a global team of engineers with responsibility for overall product design and sourcing. Previously, Kiely held a number of key executive and engineering positions at Nortel, including that of vice president, Business Management for Optical Packet Interworking and the IP Infrastructure Division.


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