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Gary B. Smith

Advisor Baltimore, Maryland Area, US

President & CEO, Ciena and Board of Directors, Avaya.

President & CEO, Ciena and Board of Directors, Avaya.

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President & CEO Ciena May 2001 - present
Board of Directors Avaya 2011 - present
Board of Directors Commvault 2004 - present
President & Chief Operating Officer Ciena 1999 - 2001
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales Ciena 1998 - 1999
Vice President, International Ciena 1997 - 1998
Vice President, Sales & Marketing Intelsat General Corporation 1995 - 1997
Vice President, Europe / Vice President, Sales & Marketing Cray Communications Group PLC 1991 - 1995
Managing Director Tricom Communications PLC 1989 - 1991
Managing Director, Asia Pacific CASE Communications Group (UK) 1982 - 1989


Ashridge Management College

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  • • Hardware
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Enterprise Software

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Andrew Clark
They're my friends  •  Member of the Spending Affordability Advisory Committee, Howard County Government and Chairman & CEO, CapellaTax Network.
Gary has a deep technology base and has been a global leader in the telecommunications market for many years. Gary's knowledge and network ... would be invaluable to any entrepreneur pursuing opportunities in telecom or related industries.