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Ciena Corp (CIEN.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Patrick Nettles

75 2001 Executive Chairman of the Board

Gary Smith

58 2001 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Moylan

67 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Stephen Alexander

59 2005 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

David Rothenstein

50 2008 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Jason Phipps

46 2017 Senior Vice President - Global Sales and Marketing

James Frodsham

52 2010 Chief Strategy Officer, Senior Vice President

Richard Hamilton

47 2017 Senior Vice President - Global Software and Services

Scott McFeely

55 2018 Senior Vice President - Global Products and Services

Andrew Petrik

55 2008 Vice President, Controller

Patrick Gallagher

64 2017 Lead Independent Director

Bruce Claflin

67 2006 Independent Director

Lawton Fitt

65 2000 Independent Director

T. Michael Nevens

69 2014 Independent Director

Judith O'Brien

68 2000 Independent Director

Joanne Olsen

60 2018 Independent Director

Gregg Lampf

Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Patrick Nettles

Dr. Patrick H. Nettles, Ph.D., serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Ciena Corporation. He has served as a Director of Ciena since April 1994 and as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since May 2001. From October 2000 to May 2001, Dr. Nettles was Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Ciena, and he was President and Chief Executive Officer from April 1994 to October 2000. Dr. Nettles serves as a Trustee for the California Institute of Technology and the Georgia Tech Foundation, Inc. Dr. Nettles also serves on the boards of directors of The Progressive Corporation and Axcelis Technologies, Inc., where he is independent chairman of the board. Dr. Nettles has previously served on the boards of directors of Apptrigger, Inc., formerly known as Carrius Technologies, Inc., and Optiwind Corp, a privately held company.

Gary Smith

Mr. Gary Brian Smith serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Ciena Corporation. Mr. Smith joined Ciena in 1997 and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2001. Prior to his current role, his positions with Ciena included Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales. Mr. Smith previously served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for INTELSAT and Cray Communications, Inc. Mr. Smith is a member of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, the Global Information Infrastructure Commission and the Center for Corporate Innovation (CCI). He has almost 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, during which time he has lived and worked on four continents.

James Moylan

Mr. James E. Moylan, Jr., serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Ciena Corporation . From June 2006 to December 2007, Mr. Moylan served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Swett & Crawford, a wholesale insurance broker. From March 2004 to February 2006, Mr. Moylan served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PRG-Shultz International, Inc., a publicly held recovery audit and business services firm. From June 2002 to April 2003, Mr. Moylan served as Executive Vice President in charge of Composite Panels Distribution and Administration for Georgia-Pacific Corporation’s building products business. From November 1999 to May 2002, Mr. Moylan served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SCI Systems, Inc., an electronics contract manufacturing company.

Stephen Alexander

Mr. Stephen B. Alexander serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Ciena Corp. He joined Ciena in 1994 and has served as Chief Technology Officer since September 1998 and as a Senior Vice President since January 2000. Mr. Alexander has previously served as General Manager of Products and Technology and General Manager of Transport and Switching and Data Networking.

David Rothenstein

Mr. David M. Rothenstein is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Ciena Corporation. He joined Ciena in January 2001 and has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since November 2008. Mr. Rothenstein served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel from July 2004 to October 2008 and previously as Assistant General Counsel.

Jason Phipps

Mr. Jason M. Phipps serves as Senior Vice President - Global Sales and Marketing of the Company. He joined Ciena in 2002 and has served as Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing since February 2017. Mr. Phipps is responsible for Ciena’s global sales organization and its marketing and communications functions. From January 2014 to February 2017, Mr. Phipps served as Vice President and General Manager, North America Sales, during which time he also oversaw the Global Partners & Channels practice, and from March 2011 to December 2013 he served as Vice President, Global Sales Operations. Mr. Phipps has also previously held a number of sales and marketing leadership positions with Ciena.

James Frodsham

Mr. James A. Frodsham serves as Chief Strategy Officer, Senior Vice President of Ciena Corp. He joined Ciena in May 2004 and has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer since March 2010 with responsibility for our strategic planning and corporate development activities. Mr. Frodsham previously served as General Manager of Ciena’s former Broadband Access Group and Metro and Enterprise Solutions Group. Prior to joining Ciena, Mr. Frodsham served as chief operating officer of Innovance Networks. Prior to that, Mr. Frodsham was employed in senior level positions with Nortel Networks in product development and marketing strategy. Mr. Frodsham serves on the boards of directors of Innovance Networks and Relogix Inc.

Richard Hamilton

Mr. Richard L. Hamilton serves as Senior Vice President - Global Software and Services of the Company. He joined Ciena in October 2016 and has served as Senior Vice President, Global Software and Services since February 2017. Mr. Hamilton is responsible for managing Ciena’s Blue Planet Automation Software and Services portfolio. Mr. Hamilton previously served as Senior Vice President, Global Services & Automation. Prior to joining Ciena, he served as Corporate Vice President, Professional Services for Juniper Networks from January to October 2016. From January 2004 to December 2015, Mr. Hamilton served with Cisco Systems in various services leadership positions, including most recently as Vice President, Cloud & Managed Services.

Scott McFeely

Mr. Scott A. McFeely serves as Senior Vice President - Global Products and Services of the Company. He joined Ciena in March 2010 and has served as Senior Vice President, Global Products and Services since May 2018. Mr. McFeely is responsible for all aspects of Ciena’s networking portfolio including research and development activities relating to its Converged Packet-Optical and Packet Networking portfolios, Platform Software and Services, product line management, supply chain operations, and Global Services. From November 2015 to May 2018, Mr. McFeely served as Senior Vice President, Networking Platforms. From March 2010 to October 2015, he served as Vice President, Global Portfolio Management and Business Operations. Mr. McFeely joined Ciena in connection with its acquisition of Nortel’s Metro Ethernet Networks business, with which he spent more than 20 years in a variety of technical and management roles.

Andrew Petrik

Mr. Andrew C. Petrik serves as Vice President, Controller of Ciena Corporation. He joined Ciena in 1996 and has served as Vice President, Controller since August 1997. He also served as Treasurer from August 1997 to October 2008.

Patrick Gallagher

Mr. Patrick T. Gallagher serves as Lead Independent Director of Ciena Corporation. He has served as a Director of Ciena since May 2009. Mr. Gallagher currently serves as Chairman of Harmonic Inc., a global provider of high-performance video solutions to the broadcast, cable, telecommunications and managed service provider sectors. From March 2008 until April 2012, Mr. Gallagher was Chairman of Ubiquisys Ltd., a leading developer and supplier of femtocells for the global 3G mobile wireless market. From January 2008 until February 2009, Mr. Gallagher was Chairman of Macro 4 plc, a global software solutions company, and from May 2006 until March 2008, served as Vice Chairman of Golden Telecom Inc., a leading facilities-based provider of integrated communications in Russia and the CIS. From 2003 until 2006, Mr. Gallagher was Executive Vice Chairman and served as Chief Executive Officer of FLAG Telecom Group and, prior to that role, held various senior management positions at British Telecom. Mr. Gallagher is also Chairman of Intercloud SAS, a Paris-headquartered provider of global private cloud connectivity services. Mr. Gallagher previously served on the board of directors of Sollers JSC.

Bruce Claflin

Mr. Bruce L. Claflin serves as Independent Director of Ciena Corporation. Mr. Claflin served as President and Chief Executive Officer of 3Com Corporation from January 2001 until his retirement in February 2006. Mr. Claflin joined 3Com as President and Chief Operating Officer in August 1998. Prior to 3Com, Mr. Claflin served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sales and Marketing, for Digital Equipment Corporation. Mr. Claflin also worked for 22 years at IBM, where he held various sales, marketing and management positions, including general manager of IBM PC Company’s worldwide research and development, product and brand management, as well as president of IBM PC Company Americas.

Lawton Fitt

Ms. Lawton Wehle Fitt serves as Independent Director of Ciena Corporation. Ms. Fitt has served as Chairperson of The Progressive Corporation since May 2018. From October 2002 to March 2005, Ms. Fitt served as Director of the Royal Academy of Arts in London. From 1979 to October 2002, Ms. Fitt was an investment banker with Goldman Sachs & Co., where she was a partner from 1994 to October 2002.

T. Michael Nevens

Mr. T. Michael (Mike) Nevens serves as Independent Director of Ciena Corporation. Since 2006, Mr. Nevens has served as senior adviser to Permira Advisers, LLC, an international private equity fund. He has served as Chairman of NetApp, Inc. since 2009. From 1980 to 2002, Mr. Nevens held various leadership positions at McKinsey & Co., most recently as a director (senior partner) and as managing partner of the firm’s Global Technology Practice. He also served on the board of the McKinsey Global Institute. Mr. Nevens has been an adjunct professor of Corporate Governance and Strategy at the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.

Judith O'Brien

Ms. Judith M. O'Brien serves as Independent Director of Ciena Corporation. Since February 2018, Ms. O’Brien has served as a partner and co-head of the Emerging Practice Group at the law firm King & Spalding LLP and from November 2012 through February 2018 served as a partner and head of the Emerging Company Practice Group. Ms. O’Brien served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Obopay, Inc., from November 2006 through December 2010. From February 2001 until October 2006, Ms. O’Brien served as a Managing Director at Incubic Venture Fund. From August 1980 until February 2001, Ms. O’Brien was a lawyer with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where, from February 1984 to February 2001, she was a partner specializing in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters.

Joanne Olsen

Ms. Joanne Beth Olsen serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Olsen previously served as Executive Vice President of Global Cloud Services and Support at Oracle from November 2016 until her retirement in August 2017. In that role, she drove Oracle’s cloud transformation services and support strategy, partnering with leaders across all business units. Ms. Olsen previously served as Senior Vice President and leader of Oracle’s applications sales, alliances, and consulting organizations in North America from 2012 through November 2016, and from 2010 through 2012 served in various general management positions at Oracle. Ms. Olsen began her career with IBM, where, between 1979 and 2010, she held a variety of executive management positions across sales, global financing and hardware.

Gregg Lampf

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