In her new role, Jones will be responsible for the MEA region’s channel and strategic alliance partner strategy and execution. This also covers Juniper’s GTM route across its enterprise and SP business.
“I am thrilled to be joining Juniper Networks at such a significant time for the networking industry,” said Jones. “During my long-standing career in the Middle East, I have focused on forging strong ties with the local partner and reseller community and I’m committed to establishing further strategic relationships amongst Juniper’s channel network. As the company celebrates 20 years of network innovation in 2016, my goal is to enhance an already comprehensive channel strategy, leveraging my experience working in the region to drive new opportunities and achievements with our partners and customers.”
Prior to Juniper Networks, Claire led Cisco Systems’ Commercial & Partner business across Middle East and Turkey. Prior to 10 years at Cisco, Claire led 3Com’s Distribution business where her primary focus was to develop a 2Tier channel to support Small and Medium Businesses. Throughout her career, Claire has focused on creating strong business partnerships that deliver profitable growth.
Jones’ channel experience spans 20 years across the Middle East and Africa, where she has lived throughout that period.