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Ciena Overview

Industry

Internet Software & Services

Organization Type

Public

Employees

1,000 - 10,000

Headquarters

-

Website

ciena.com

Website

ciena.com



Founded in

1992

Revenue

> $1B

Key People

Patrick Nettles (executive chairman)

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About Ciena

Ciena Corporation is a United States-based global supplier of telecommunications networking equipment, software, and services. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Hanover, Maryland.

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Ciena Corporation is a United States-based global supplier of telecommunications networking equipment, software, and services. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Hanover, Maryland.

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What Is

Ciena's Mission Statement

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To provide rewarding experiences that result in exceptional outcomes—for you, and for your end-users.

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Ciena Employees

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Gender

Male

67.9%

Female

28.9%

Unknown

3.2%
Ethnicity

White

51.1%

Black or African American

16.7%

Asian

15.4%

Hispanic or Latino

11.3%

Unknown

5.5%
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Languages Spoken

Carrier

26.8%

Spanish

22.0%

French

14.6%

Arabic

7.3%

Japanese

4.9%

Russian

4.9%

Swedish

2.4%

Danish

2.4%

Chinese

2.4%

Mandarin

2.4%

German

2.4%

Romanian

2.4%

Norwegian

2.4%

Italian

2.4%
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Ciena Careers

Average Length of Employment
Eastman Kodak 9.9 years
Tellabs 5.9 years
Microsemi 5.2 years
Comverse 4.4 years
NEC 4.1 years
Cisco 3.9 years
Mercury Systems 3.8 years
Jeppesen 3.7 years
Sabre 3.5 years

Ciena

3.4 years
Itron 3.2 years
Equifax 3.2 years
Verisign 2.8 years
IDT 2.7 years
Artel 2.6 years
Top Employers Before Ciena
AT&T 9.2%
Cisco 8.7%
U S Navy 8.7%
Tellabs 5.0%
IBM 5.0%
Sprint 4.6%
Verizon 4.1%
NVR 3.2%
PwC 2.8%
Quantum 2.8%
Taco Bell 2.8%
Teksystems 2.8%
Top Employers After Ciena
Cisco 9.2%
AT&T 8.6%
Comcast 8.0%
Teksystems 5.7%
Oracle 4.6%
Symantec 4.6%
IBM 4.6%
GE 4.0%
Serco 4.0%
Leidos 3.4%
Honeywell 3.4%
Sanmina 3.4%
Intuit 2.9%
Verizon 2.9%

What is it like to work at Ciena

Ciena Employees Education

Schools

Anne Arundel Community College

11.8%

Johns Hopkins University

9.9%

University of Maryland - University College

9.2%

University of Phoenix

9.2%

Georgia Institute of Technology -

7.9%

Towson University

5.9%

San Jose State University

5.3%

Strayer University

5.3%

University of Maryland - College Park

3.9%

Community College of the Air Force

3.3%

Kennesaw State University

3.3%

The Community College of Baltimore County

3.3%

George Washington University

3.3%

University of Florida

2.6%

Prince George's Community College

2.6%

Drexel University

2.6%

Georgetown University

2.6%

Pennsylvania State University

2.6%

Southern Polytechnic State University

2.6%

University of Maryland - Baltimore

2.6%
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Majors

Business

20.9%

Electrical Engineering

18.5%

Computer Science

11.8%

Computer Engineering

6.4%

Electrical Engineering Technology

3.9%

Information Technology

3.7%

Accounting

3.7%

Mechanical Engineering

3.4%

Finance

3.2%

Management

3.0%

Computer Networking

2.7%

Computer Information Systems

2.7%

Marketing

2.7%

Project Management

2.2%

Communication

2.2%

Information Systems

2.2%

Education

2.0%

Engineering

1.7%

Management Information Systems

1.5%

Industrial Engineering

1.5%
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Degrees

Bachelors

37.3%

Masters

29.0%

Other

14.8%

Associate

9.2%

Certificate

5.5%

Doctorate

2.6%

Diploma

1.5%

License

0.2%
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Ciena Employee Political Affiliation

Democratic Party

73.0%

Republican Party

27.0%

Employee Political Donations

Name Job Title Party Donation
Mohammad QaziChief Executive Officer $26,500Republican Party
Gustav LarssonPrincipal Engineer $9,700Democratic Party
Vidhya RajaramanInformation Technology Technical Lead $5,200Democratic Party
Michael JonesExecutive $2,500Republican Party
Irfan MalikEngineer $2,100Democratic Party
ELI EisenpressManager $1,500Democratic Party
Andrew ParkerEngineer $1,000Democratic Party
Jennifer InglisaSenior Director $1,000Democratic Party
Theresa CaragolVice President $1,000Republican Party
Lyndon ONGEngineer $675Democratic Party
Philip MoserSales $500Republican Party
Susan BranchFinance $500Democratic Party
Patrick NettlesChairperson, Board Of Directors $500Republican Party
Paul LittlewoodEngineer $475Democratic Party
Kristopher ZellerSenior Consultant $375Democratic Party
Janis PerryEngineer $350Democratic Party
John MelkaAsset Coordinator $320Republican Party
Vincent MorinVice President, Technology $263Democratic Party
Calvin GennaHardware Engineer $250Democratic Party
Scott ParmleyElectrical Engineer $250Republican Party
Karl SchoenfelderSoftware Engineer $250Democratic Party
John NewtonEngineer $250Republican Party
Andrew OtoolProject Manager $250Democratic Party
Russell Stevenson JrAttorney $250Democratic Party
Donald PitchforthEngineer $200Democratic Party
John Spencer JrSales $200Republican Party
Megan EllisDirector Of Training $189Democratic Party
Ricardo WarfieldDirector Of Sales $151Democratic Party
Rich MaesEngineer $136Democratic Party
Andrew LevinBusiness Operations Associate $126Democratic Party
Laura SpadaforaRegistered Nurse $125Republican Party
Stephanie JonesParalegal $90Democratic Party
Ramanjaneyulu NadendlaEngineer $54Democratic Party
J PerryQuality Engineer $51Democratic Party
Tafari ShambeEngineer $25Democratic Party
Lydon ONGEngineer $25Democratic Party
LyndonEngineer $25Democratic Party
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Ciena Salaries

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Global Vice President Of SalesAlpharetta, GA $234,600
Global Vice President Of SalesAlpharetta, GA $234,600
Vice PresidentAlpharetta, GA $230,000
Service DirectorSan Jose, CA $230,000
Senior DirectorSan Francisco, CA $220,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $182,000
DirectorParkton, NC $175,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $172,500
Operations Vice PresidentLinthicum, MD $172,299
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $168,000
System Software DeveloperSan Jose, CA $168,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $168,000
PV Design EngineerSan Jose, CA $165,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $164,959
Senior Software EngineerPetaluma, CA $164,800
Software EngineerPetaluma, CA $164,800
Senior Software Engineer ManagerPetaluma, CA $160,000
Principal Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $160,000
Systems EngineerSan Jose, CA $158,454
PV Design EngineerSan Jose, CA $156,495
Senior Software EngineerPetaluma, CA $152,006
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $152,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $150,000
Senior Automation EngineerSan Jose, CA $148,005
Senior Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $148,000
Senior ManagerMiddletown, NJ $147,600
Engineering ManagerLinthicum, MD $147,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $146,998
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $145,600
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $145,000
Software EngineerPetaluma, CA $145,000
Systems EngineerSan Jose, CA $144,999
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $144,296
PV Design EngineerSan Jose, CA $144,100
Senior ManagerSpokane Valley, WA $143,500
Senior Program Management ConsultantMD $143,468
Senior Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $143,000
Senior LeaderAlpharetta, GA $142,952
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $142,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $142,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $142,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $142,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $141,534
Test EngineerSan Jose, CA $140,080
PV Design EngineerSan Jose, CA $140,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $140,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $140,000
Senior Program Management ConsultantMD $140,000
Senior Program Management ConsultantMD $140,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $140,000
Software EngineerPetaluma, CA $140,000
Lead Product EngineerSan Jose, CA $139,563
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $139,391
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $139,050
Senior Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $138,780
ManagerSan Jose, CA $138,600
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $138,296
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $138,107
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $138,000
Senior Automation EngineerSan Jose, CA $138,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $138,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $138,000
Software EngineerPetaluma, CA $136,181
Senior Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $136,000
Senior ManagerMiramar, FL $135,399
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $135,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $135,000
System Software DeveloperSan Jose, CA $135,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $135,000
Lead EngineerSan Jose, CA $135,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $135,000
PV Design EngineerSan Jose, CA $135,000
Software EngineerSpokane Valley, WA $134,550
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $134,200
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $134,200
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $134,090
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $133,999
PV Design EngineerSan Jose, CA $133,750
Senior Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $133,000
PV Design EngineerSan Jose, CA $133,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $132,600
PV Design EngineerSan Jose, CA $132,000
PV Design EngineerSan Jose, CA $132,000
Lead EngineerSan Jose, CA $132,000
Lead TechnicianMD $131,396
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $131,000
System Software DeveloperSan Jose, CA $130,400
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $130,000
Field System EngineerMiddletown, NJ $130,000
Senior Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $130,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $130,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $130,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $130,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $130,000
Field System EngineerMiddletown, NJ $130,000
PV Design EngineerSan Jose, CA $129,999
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $128,000
PV Design EngineerSan Jose, CA $127,500
Systems EngineerMiddletown, NJ $127,000
Senior Software Engineer/Senior TesterSan Jose, CA $127,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $127,000
Lead TechnicianAlpharetta, GA $127,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $125,913
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $125,300
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $125,300
Lead TechnicianChesterfield, NJ $125,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $125,000
Information Technology Technical LeadMD $125,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $125,000
Senior Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $125,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $125,000
PV Design EngineerSan Jose, CA $125,000
PV Design EngineerSan Jose, CA $125,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $124,997
Software EngineerIrving, TX $124,800
System Test EngineerSan Jose, CA $124,300
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $124,159
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $124,000
Test EngineerSan Jose, CA $123,596
Consulting EngineerSan Jose, CA $123,032

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Ciena Stock Performance

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Revenue

> $1B

Net Income

$272.6 million USD

Market Cap

$3,030,000,000

Total Equity

-

Total Assets

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Ciena Subsidiaries

  • Enfusion

    Chicago, IL

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Frequently Asked Questions about Ciena

When was Ciena founded?

Ciena was founded in 1992.

How many Employees does Ciena have?

Ciena has between 1,000 and 10,000 employees.

How much money does Ciena make?

Ciena generates more than $1 billion in revenue.

What industry is Ciena in?

Ciena is in the internet software & services industry.

What is Ciena's mission?

Ciena's mission statement is "To provide rewarding experiences that result in exceptional outcomes—for you, and for your end-users."

What type of company is Ciena?

Ciena is a public company.

Who are Ciena's competitors?

Ciena competitors include Tellabs, Itron, Advanced Technology, Agilent Technologies, Comverse, TransUnion, Lexmark International, Stratus Technologies, Jeppesen, Verisign, Cisco, Eastman Kodak, Global Computer Supplies, Sabre, IDT, Mercury Systems, Microsemi, NEC, Artel, Equifax.

Who works at Ciena?

Patrick Nettles (executive chairman)

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