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Primary Role
Founder & CTO @
Investments
1 Investment in 1 Company
Born:
September 4, 1953
Gender:
Male
Location:
Sunnyvale

Person Details

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Pradeep Sindhu is the Founder, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Technology Officer at Juniper Networks Inc. Pradeep founded Juniper Networks in February 1996 and has held several central roles in shaping the company. Pradeep currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Technology Officer. Pradeep is responsible for the company's technical roadmap as well as day-to-day design and development of future products. Pradeep served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer for eight months when he founded the company. During that time, he played a central role in the architecture, design, and development of the M40 router.

Before founding Juniper Networks, Pradeep was a Principal Scientist and Distinguished Engineer at the Computer Science Lab at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), where he worked on design tools for VLSI and high-speed interconnects for shared-memory multiprocessors. His key roles in the architecture, design and development of these machines led to the commercial development of Sun Microsystems' first high-performance multiprocessor system family, which included the SS1000 and SS2000.

Pradeep holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, as well as a Master's degree in the same discipline from the University of Hawaii. In addition, Pradeep holds both a Master's and a Ph.D. degree in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Jobs (2)

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Current

Founder & CTO

Oct, 1996 - Current   (almost 20 years)
Past
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Feb, 1996
Sep, 1996
Founder & CEO

Board & Advisor Roles (2)

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Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jan, 2011$8M / Series APersonal Investment

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