VP & General Manager, Submarine Systems, Ciena
United Arab Emirates
As vice president and general manager of submarine systems, Ed McCormack is responsible for strategic partnerships, business development and customer support for Ciena’s submarine business. He joined the company in May 2011, and is based out of Ciena’s Abu Dhabi office in the United Arab Emirates.
Prior to joining Ciena, Mr. McCormack held a number of advisory roles with international telecommunications operators. He worked for FLAG Telecom Limited (now Reliance Globalcom) for 12 years in a variety of senior executive roles, including as a member of its board of directors. He also played a key role in the development of the company’s subsea systems, in which he worked extensively with international operators and built a series of strategic partnerships. Previously, Mr. McCormack spent 17 years with Bechtel.
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