Gary B. Smith

President & CEO at Ciena

Gary B. Smith is the president and CEO of Ciena. Gary has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including stints as vice president of sales and marketing at Intelsat General Corporation and Cray Communications Group PLC. Gary also served as managing director at Tricom Communications PLC and CASE Communications Group (UK).

Gary B. Smith received a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Ashridge Management College, where they graduated cum laude.

Stephen B. Alexander - SVP & CTO, James E. Moylan - SVP & CFO, and Jane Hobbs - SVP & Chief People Officer report to Gary B. Smith.


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