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Juniper Networks to Appoint Sharon Mandell as Chief Information Officer

By CIOReview | Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Juniper Networks appoints Sharon Mandell as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer.

FREMONT, CA: Juniper Networks, a provider of AI-driven networks, announces that Sharon Mandell will be named Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), reporting to Chief Executive Officer, Rami Rahim

Mandell has more than 26 years of experience with areas of focus that include cybersecurity and compliance, enterprise architecture and road mapping, data and analytics, digital transformation, and customer service. Mandell will support Juniper's IT strategy and assist the IT needs of its employees and customers while ensuring the company is well-positioned as a leading IT organization to meet the demands of the transforming world. Juniper believes that Mandell will be implementing the technology for ensuring the company is ready to implement the technology of tomorrow. As the industry continues its transition to cloud-driven technologies, Mandell will bring the experience, talent, and sheer grit that Juniper needs to compete and thrive. Juniper is really honored to have such a talented visionary to join the team.

Sharon Mandell shares her excitement and says that she is thrilled to join the team at a very interesting time where companies and people across the world are so dependent on Juniper's industry-leading portfolio of cloud networking solutions. She also hopes to drive the company's strategy forward and fulfill its vision to connect everything and empower everyone.

Prior to this, Mandell served as the CIO for TIBCO Software and previously developed her leadership strategy at Harmonic, Black Arrow (now Cadent), Knight Ridder and the Tribune Company. Besides fostering a world-class IT organization, Mandell is passionate about helping women in STEM careers, and in her free time, she serves on various arts and education-related boards. She also serves on the computer science advisory board at Temple University. Mandell has a bachelor's degree in computer science from Temple University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.