Keri Gilder is Ciena’s Vice President and General Manager EMEA, responsible for guiding Ciena’s EMEA service provider and enterprise customers, as well as partners, as they adapt to accommodate high-capacity applications and services, such as those needed for cloud-based services and video.
Having built a reputation as a leader and respected consultant throughout her career as an engineer and network architect, Keri is actively encouraging mentoring and coaching - passing on her expertise in both personal and professional capacities. Most recently she helped found Women @ Ciena, a global internal networking initiative that aims to encourage diversity within the company through motivating and inspiring women at all levels and in all disciplines to attract, develop and engage talented people.
She lives in London with her husband and two children and is based at Ciena’s offices in Worship Street.
You can find her on LinkedIn here.