Senior VP and CIO, Juniper Networks
VisionThe next big thing for my business will be ... effectively scaling IT to enable both the company and employees to be successful. Advice for future CIOs: Pursue opportunities to lead cross-functional strategic initiatives integral to the company's success. View on the benefits of offshore outsourcing: It adds flexibility, agility, and the availability of the global workforce.
On The JobSize of IT team: 725 Top three initiatives:
- Juniper 2.0, a marketing initiative
- A business process reengineering effort for Siebel and Oracle upgrades
- A global network upgrade
How I measure IT effectiveness:
- Project portfolio delivery performance
- Service-level agreement performance
- Employee satisfaction
- Meeting financial commitments
Key technology partners: IBM and Oracle
PersonalCollege/degree: Bachelor's degree in computer science from Santa Clara University; MBA from Northwestern University Favorite leisure activities: Golfing and swimming Last vacation: Sydney, Australia Best book read recently: Gut Feelings: The Intelligence Of The Unconscious, by Gerd Gigerenzer If I weren't a CIO, I would be ... the CEO of a technology/change management consulting firm.