Joe Cumello is Vice President of Portfolio Marketing for Ciena. In this role he is responsible for portfolio and solutions marketing across the breadth of Ciena's software, hardware, and services products, as well as the company’s market intelligence and analyst relations activities. Joe works across the organization to bring solutions to market, position Ciena innovations with customers, and provide the content and strategy sales requires for successful outcomes.
Joe has over 20 years of marketing experience in the networking space having worked with both start-ups and large brands in the telecom equipment market. He joined Ciena in 2015 through the Cyan acquisition where he was Cyan’s CMO. Prior to that, Joe was Vice President of marketing at Sidera Networks, a major provider of fiber-based communications services to large enterprises, data centers, and carriers.
Joe is an avid runner (for fun and health), loves to play guitar (the louder the better), and writes fiction as a hobby (hoping one day to get published).