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Working at Ciena as a US Army Senior Officer: How ...

Fahad Digankar is a technical account manager on the Ciena government sales team who shared his experience balancing his military ...

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Closing digital gaps and empowering students in t ...

Ivan Polizzi, Regional Managing Director of Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific, shares how we are teaming up with companies acro ...

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Career insights: Supporting our people in explori ...

At Ciena, we encourage and support our people in pursuing their passions. Carla Martinez, Leader of Diversity, Equity, and Inclus ...

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Leader insights: Scott McFeely – Inspired by and ...

Scott McFeely, Senior Vice President of Global Products & Services, has been a guiding force behind numerous network solutions an ...

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Career insights: Helping to drive innovation thro ...

From an engineer to a team leader, Vivek Goyal, Senior Director of Hardware Engineering, has grown his career and empowered other ...

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Career insights: From intern to leader, Pradap sh ...

Pradap Rajagopal began his career as an intern and has grown his experience in engineering and sales over the years. Now, he emba ...

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Leader insights: David Rothenstein on evolving yo ...

David Rothenstein, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, shares how his curiosity and drive for continuous learning h ...

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Providing flexibility for when, where, and how we ...

Ciena is embracing flexible working and here, we discuss the benefits that it brings to both individuals and the company.

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Leader insights: Joe Cumello on the importance of ...

Joe Cumello, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Blue Planet, shares how his passion for writing and communication has g ...

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Making an impact with Pride at Ciena

Leaders from our Pride at Ciena employee resource group share how they are providing support and advocacy for LGBTQ+ individuals ...

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Career insights: Enabling a culture of support an ...

Astha Dixit, Associate of Talent Acquisition, sat down with her colleagues to discuss Ciena’s workplace culture and how it has su ...

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Doing good for the planet on Earth Day

Ciena employees across the globe came together to do good for the planet on Earth Day through volunteerism.

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Celebrating one year of collaboration with Barefo ...

Ciena celebrated one year of collaboration with Barefoot, working together to close the digital disparity among students in North ...

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Leader insights: Sheela Kosaraju on making the mo ...

Sheela Kosaraju, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, shares how she has been successful by making the most of every opport ...

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Leader insights: Rebecca Smith on embracing change

Rebecca Smith, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing and Communications, shares how embracing change has led to incredible oppo ...

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Building a digital future for students across the ...

Through Ciena’s Digital Inclusion program, we aim to do our part to close the digital divide and provide underserved students aro ...

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Career insights: Evolving your career to align wi ...

At Ciena, we encourage our people to actively guide and facilitate their career paths while we support them with the learning exp ...

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Meet the leaders of our Black and African Heritag ...

Todd Chapman and Terry Miller, the leaders of our Black and African Heritage employee resource group share what inspired them to ...

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A day in Hanover with Building STEPS

Ciena hosted a group of high school students from Building STEPS at our office in Hanover to show them what it can look like to h ...

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Collecting toys for children in need at annual To ...

Our people in London got together and volunteered in the Toy Fair's Trolley Dash to support KidsOut, a charity helping children a ...

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2022: A year of innovation, giving back and celeb ...

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and one year ...

Read how we celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month and the one year mark of our Latinx employee resource group at Ciena.

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Creating an inclusive workplace for all

Pragya Gupta, an Embedded Software Engineer, shares her story of joining Ciena and the tools we created to support her in her rol ...

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Student perspectives – Ciena interns share their ...

Internships and student programs offer early professionals the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain valuable work experi ...

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