The Most Powerful People In Enterprise Tech
Juniper Networks claim to fame is to give Cisco a hard time. It s a big rival in the network equipment industry and a big player with computer security, too. Johnson joined as CEO in 2008, after a long time spent running the Windows sales organization at Microsoft.
Johnson is ready to push his company into the brave new world of software defined networking. He bought startup Contrail Systems for $176 million just two days after it came out of stealth. This whipped up excitement and venture investment in the young tech.
Johnson is also a director for Starbucks.