SANTA CLARA, CA (January 2, 2008) -- Scott Kriens, Chairman and CEO of Juniper Networks, will speak to Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business graduate students and faculty on Tuesday, January 8, as part of the School's quarterly Leavey Lecture series.
In the series, graduate business students at Santa Clara University gather three times a year to hear business and academic leaders discuss topics of current interest. Kriens will present "From Building a Company to Creating a Community," an overview of how his organization works to, in his words "challenge people to do the impossible."
Scott Kriens has served as Juniper Networks Chairman and CEO since 1996, and has seen the company grow from early product development stage to a global company serving private, government and research enterprises with Internet Protocol (IP) platforms supporting a variety of services and applications.
A technology industry veteran, he was a co-founder of StrataCom, Inc., and served in leadership roles at Tandem Computers and Burroughs Corporation. He sits on the boards of directors for VeriSign, Inc., and Equinix, Inc.
The Leavey Lecture begins at 6:30 PM in the Mayer Theater on the Santa Clara University campus.