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Juniper Networks

September 22, 2010 08:00 ET

Kevin Johnson, CEO of Juniper Networks, Honored as Churchill Club's Featured Industry Leader of the Year

Johnson Selected to Speak at Churchill Club's Annual Dinner Program Moderated by Morgan Stanley Managing Director, Mary Meeker

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - September 22, 2010) -  Juniper Networks today announced Kevin Johnson, CEO of Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), will be featured as industry leader of the year at the Churchill Club's 2010 Annual Dinner on Tuesday, September 28th, 2010. The dinner includes a discussion with Johnson moderated by Wall Street analyst Mary Meeker of Morgan Stanley.

Since taking over as Juniper CEO in September 2008, Johnson has transformed the networking pioneer into a diversified power player, doubling down on R&D and racking up significant business wins. Under his leadership, Juniper's revenue increased 24% with growing market share in enterprise and service provider sectors. Johnson and his team are focused on fundamentally changing the experience and economics of networking through an ecosystem of innovation built on powerful, integrated software platforms.

"Churchill Club is proud to present Kevin Johnson as its 2010 Annual Dinner speaker, in conversation with Mary Meeker," said Karen Tucker, CEO of the Churchill Club. "Johnson's fresh approach as an industry leader and his successes at Juniper -- and Meeker's expertise and reputation for spotting big-picture trends earlier than others -- make for a compelling, 'must attend' event for technology-interested people. We look forward to the conversations that Johnson's candid perspectives and insights will ignite in the business and technology community."

   
When: Tuesday, September 28th
  Registration and networking: 5:00 p.m.
  Dinner: 6:00 p.m.
  Program: 7:00 p.m.
   
   
Where: Santa Clara Marriott
  2700 Mission College Blvd.
  Santa Clara, CA
   

To register for this program or for more information, please visit http://www.churchillclub.org.

About the Churchill Club
The Churchill Club is an internationally-respected independent business and technology forum located in Silicon Valley, where CEOs, thought leaders, global business executives, innovators, and senior political leaders meet to discuss and debate, inform and educate, forecast and evaluate. Founded in 1985, the Club is known for its smart, provocative conversations on the most current leadership and innovation topics. Its 7,000 individual and corporate members include senior executives from market-leading companies, investors, and entrepreneurs. Recent speakers to the Club include Michael Dell, founder, chairman & CEO, Dell; Larry Ellison, founder, chairman & CEO, Oracle; Jim Goodnight, chairman & CEO, SAS; Michael Eisner, former CEO, the Walt Disney Company, and Reed Hastings, founder & CEO of Netflix. Further information about the Churchill Club, a 501(c)(3) organization, can be found at www.churchillclub.org.

About Juniper Networks
From devices to data centers, from consumers to the cloud, Juniper Networks delivers innovative software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. The company serves more than 30,000 customers and partners worldwide, and generated more than $3 billion in revenue over the last year. Additional information can be found at www.juniper.net.

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