Hit Parade: 15 Notable Cisco Executive Departures


Nawaf Bitar

Another big Cisco-to-Juniper defection: Nawaf Bitar, who became Juniper's vice president and general manager, Emerging Technologies, in April. Most recently Cisco's vice president, engineering and operations, Security Technology Business Unit, Bitar first joined Cisco in 2007 following Cisco's acquisition of IronPort Systems, and in his last role at Cisco oversaw the company's security and antispam products.