VP of Engineering, Juniper Networks
Dr. Robert Keys is currently Vice President Engineering at Juniper Networks. His focus is on driving packet optical network transformation. He joined Juniper Networks through their acquisition of BTI Systems in 2016 where he served as Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Product Management. He has over 20 years of communications engineering and leadership experience and prior to joining BTI Systems Robert served as Chief Engineer at Bookham (now Oclaro), and held various influential roles in the development organization at Nortel, where he was responsible for the successful development and delivery of multiple optical products to market. He has more than 12 patents granted in the area of optical communications. Robert has a Ph.D & M.Sc in Electronics and Electrical Engineering and a B.Sc in Physics from the University of Glasgow.