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Our success is rooted in people

Together, we make a difference.

Welcome to CienaLife

"Having diversity of views and an environment where people are comfortable expressing their opinions makes great companies. We’re a company rooted in people—seeking to create a vibrant and inclusive environment, where everyone feels they can belong. If we get this right, we’ll go from strength to strength."

Gary B. Smith

Gary Smith
President and CEO

Our promise in action

Globe made of different colored lines and points. Text of Diversity & Inclusion, Community Engagement, Wellbeing, and Corporate Responsibility


We power more than networks.

Through our commitment to diversity and inclusion, community engagement, wellbeing initiatives, and corporate responsibility, we empower our people to improve their lives and lift those around them.


Community Engagement

May the Fourth be with you

Professional development

Career insights for new grads

Work-life balance

Ciena moms on balancing caregiving and careers

Employee Spotlight

The power of mentoring and paying it forward


Employee-tested, mother-approved tips

Diversity & Inclusion

Representation matters - HBCU grads share their stories


Early career perspectives:
Life in tech

Follow #CienaLife

Harvesting food for low-income families at Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Claggett Farm
Volunteering at RSPB nature reserve in Ireland
Filling USO care packages with Pack 4 Troops

Cultural and awareness days

May 9: Mother's Day
May 12-13: Eid al-Fitr
May 21: World Day for Cultural Diversity
May 31: Memorial Day (US)
June 5: World Environment Day
June 19: Juneteenth (US)

We observe and celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month in June (US).

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