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James Beveridge

James Beveridge

Director, Government Affairs and Public Policy - EMEA, Juniper Networks

James Beveridge is responsible for directing Juniper Networks Government Affairs and Public Policy in Emea. Prior to joining Juniper he worked for Microsoft as senior director for Technology Policy In the Azure Networking Division. Mr Beveridge joined Microsoft through their WebTv division. He had previously worked in the European Audio Visual field with management roles in News Corp and Pace Micro Technology where he spearheaded their global transition to Digital TV. Mr Beveridge was a member of the Geneva based, DVB Steering Board, and chairman of the Brussels based, Digital Interoperability Forum, defining next generation Digital Media Standards and Regulation. Mr Beveridge is a regular presenter at ITU events.

Mr Beveridge started his technology career in Motorola Semiconductors, working in Scotland and Germany. He held a number of senior positions in their Microprocessor, Microcontroller and Communications Divisions.

During his time working as Gartner/ Dataquest’s Semiconductor Divisional Head, he provided strategic advice to the management of Semiconductor Corporates and Start Ups across the globe.
For Juniper Networks, Mr Beveridge leads on cybersecurity and privacy policy with a special interest in 5G/M2M/IOT

Mr Beveridge studied Electrical Engineering at Glasgow University.

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