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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 Purpose in action

Beyond the office: This is our #CienaLife

Our people in Ottawa showing off their Ciena swag (Canada)
Running to do good for those in need (United States)
Ray and his family celebrating Pride and allyship (United States)
Our Buenos Aires office celebrating the World Cup victory (Argentina)
Keeping our local communities clean and beautiful (Thailand)
Team members in Gurgaon coming together to give back to their community (India)

Cultural and awareness days

January 1: New Year’s Day
January 6: Coptic Orthodox Christmas
January 7: Mahayana New Year
January 13: Maghi (Sikh)
January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (US)
January 22: Chinese New Year (Year of the Rabbit)
January 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day
February 1: Black History Month begins
February 11: International Day of Women and Girls in Science
February 14: Valentine’s Day
February 15: Nirvana Day
February 18: Maha Shivaratri
February 20: World Day of Social Justice
February 20: Family Day (CA)
February 21: Mardi Gras
February 21: International Mother Language Day
February 22: Ash Wednesday

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