Advisory Committee Member 2018
VP, Defense and National Security Group
Areas of Expertise
Vice President, Defense and National Security Group, Juniper Networks
George F. Holland is Vice President, National Security Group for Juniper Networks Inc., the leader in high-performance networking. Mr. Holland joined Juniper’s Federal business unit in Herndon, Virginia, in September 2005, after an 18-year career in the U.S. Defense Department and 20 years in a wide range of leadership positions in the Private Sector.
As Vice President of the Defense and National Security Group, Mr. Holland is leading the transformation of the Juniper National Security Business from a Network Hardware Transactions Model to one focused on Enterprise Solutions and Services.
In his Private Sector career Mr. Holland has held Program Management, Consulting Services, Sales Leadership, and Business Development positions with a wide range of companies including Northrop Grumman (Logicon), Bell Atlantic, Sybase and Qwest. Mr. Holland was the Chief Technology and Knowledge Officer at an e-business start up, Xspeedium.com, and the Northeast Region Alliance Manager for Qwest Cyber Solutions, an Application Services Provider.
In his Government career, Mr. Holland worked as a Russian Linguist, Intelligence Analyst, Senior Technical Advisor and Mission Manager. He is a member of the AFCEA Technology Committee and on the Board of Directors of the Jefferson County Development Authority. He holds a B.A. in Russian Language and History from the University of Maryland and has completed graduate level courses at George Washington University.