Dirk van den Borne

Dirk van den Borne

Director of system engineering
Juniper Networks
Dirk is a director of system engineering at Juniper Networks where he is leading the technical solution consultants for EMEA & CALA. Together with his team, he advises operators on technology evolution across routing, transport, data center, campus and security. He specializes himself in the convergence of IP/MPLS and transport, and how developments in optical integration, analytics and SDN control are shaping network architectures.

Dirk obtained his Ph.D. in optical communications from the Eindhoven University of Technology. He has spoken frequently at major industry events, authored and co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed journal and conference contributions and holds several patents on optical communication. He is based in Munich, Germany.