Juniper hires 109-year-old CEO! (well, according to his Wikipedia entry)

Shaygan Kheradpir's experience could go a long way in helping Juniper battle Cisco

This new Juniper Networks CEO is a really interesting guy. And a really experienced one, too, according to his Wikipedia entry the morning of his hiring.

As Shaygan Kheradpir's own very up-to-date website notes: he has three degrees from Cornell, has been widely published on electrical engineering topics, holds a handful of patents, helped bring Verizon FiOS to the market and has been a tech honcho at financial giant Barclays in recent years. 

How the heck does a guy fit all that in? Wikipedia explains: He was born in December of 1903, making him 109 years old.

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At first I suspected some Cisco pranksters, but there's no evidence of that in the editing history of the page, where indeed someone has monkeyed around with the facts in the past. The well-preserved Kheradpir appears to have actually been born in 1960, making him a mere child of 52.

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UPDATE: (130pm, EST, Nov. 13) Mentions of Kheradpir's birth date have been nixed from the Wikipedia entry.

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