Pradeep Sindhu

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

Pradeep Sindhu is an Indian American business executive. He is the chief executive officer (CEO) and founder of data center technology company Fungible. Previously, he co-founded Juniper Networks, where he was the chief scientist and served as CEO until 1996.


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 PhD (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.[2]

Sindhu worked on the architecture, design, and development of the Juniper M40 data router.[3]

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.[4]

Sindhu is the founder and CEO of data center technology company Fungible.[5]


  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 Shares Soar on First Trading Day". 28 June 1999. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Juniper Co-Founder Sindhu Steps Back". 6 February 2017. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Juniper founder, CTO Sindhu cuts role to focus on startup". 6 February 2017. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Juniper Networks co-founder steps aside to lead cloud startup". 7 February 2017. Retrieved 9 October 2019.

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