Technology Executives Change Sides

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    Chris Talbot

Brad Brooks

Brad Brooks

Brad Brooks left his role as Microsoft corporate vice president for Windows consumer marketing and product management and became vice president of worldwide enterprise marketing and solutions at Juniper Networks.
It's not unheard of for executives to sign on with a company for a few years and then migrate to another vendor in a similar or more senior role, but several executives in the last year have moved directly to the competition. Some high-level executives have been poached by competitors, and that has to be creating concern among the vendors who have found top executives walking out the front door. (And sometimes pushed out the front door). Actually, it's definitely created quite a bit of concern in a few cases in which lawsuits have been filed against vendors or the individuals themselves. Here's a look at some of the technology executives who have changed sides in the last year.
This article was originally published on 2011-06-28