Pradeep Sindhu

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Pradeep Sindhu
Juniper Networks found Pradeep Sindhu headshot.jpeg
Born4 September 1953
Mumbai, India
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma materIIT Kanpur
University of Hawaii
Carnegie Mellon University
EmployerJuniper Networks, Fungible
Known forCo-founder, Juniper Networks
TitleChief Scientist, Juniper Networks, CEO & Founder, Fungible

Pradeep Sindhu is Indian-born American entrepreneur who is the co-founder and chief scientist of Juniper Networks Inc. He was also the CEO of the company until 1996. He currently serves as the CEO and founder of Fungible.


Sindhu holds a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering (1974) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, M.S. in Electrical Engineering (1976) from the University of Hawaii, and a Ph.D (1982) in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University[1] where he studied under Bob Sproull.


Sindhu had worked at the Computer Science Lab of Xerox PARC for 11 years.[1] Sindhu worked on design tools for very-large-scale integration (VLSI) of integrated circuits and high-speed interconnects for shared memory architecture multiprocessors.

Sindhu founded Juniper Networks along with Dennis Ferguson and Bjorn Liencres in February 1996 in California.[1] The company was subsequently reincorporated in Delaware in March 1998 and went public on 25 June 1999.

Sindhu worked on the architecture, design, and development of the Juniper M40 data router.[2]

Sindhu's earlier work subsequently influenced the architecture, design, and development of Sun Microsystems' first high-performance multiprocessor system family, which included systems such as the SS1000 and SC2000.

Sindhu is the founder and current CEO of Fungible.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "On the record: Scott Kriens and Pradeep Sindhu". The San Francisco Chronicle. 14 March 2004. Retrieved 11 June 2008.
  2. ^ "Juniper Networks Ships the Industry's First Internet Backbone Router Delivering Unrivaled Scalability, Control and Performance". 16 September 1998. Retrieved 16 September 2010.
  3. ^ "Team". Retrieved 17 May 2018.

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