Juniper CEO Shaygan Kheradpir resigned after a tiff with board

Juniper Networks CEO Shaygan Kheradpir has resigned. Rami Rahim, a 17-year company veteran, is the new chief executive officer.

Shaygan Kheradpir’s resignation follows a review by the board of directors of his leadership and his conduct in connection with a particular negotiation with a customer. Juniper Networks did not share client details and additional information.

“The board and Kheradpir have different perspectives regarding these matters. The board’s review will not result in any adjustments to the Company’s financial statements,” Juniper Networks said.

Juniper Networks CEO Rami Rahim

Rahim previously served as executive vice president and general manager, Juniper Development and Innovation, responsible for driving innovation across the company through research and development programs, strategy, development, and business growth across the portfolio of routing, switching, and security.

He has overseen the evolution of silicon technology and the Junos operating system. Rahim started at Juniper as employee #32 and worked as an engineer on Juniper’s first product, the M40 core router. Rahim was also one of the original architects of the MX, Juniper’s flagship routing platform, and oversaw its exceptional growth.

Image source: Twitter / Juniper Networks CEO Rami Rahim

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