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Gary B. Smith, insider at Ciena

Gary B. Smith Insider Information

CEO of Ciena

Gary Smith is the CEO of Ciena, a role he has held since 2001. He has also served as president and director since 2000. 

Smith joined the company in 1997, and he has held a variety of leadership positions including chief operating officer, senior vice president for worldwide sales, and vice president for international sales.

Previously, he held the position of vice president for sales and marketing at Intelsat, a U.S. satellite communications service provider, and at Cray Communications, a telecommunications, networking, and wireless service provider.

Smith currently sits on the board at CommVault Systems, a data protection and data management software company. He previously served on the board at Avaya, a multinational technology company focused on unified communications.

He serves on the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, is a member of the Wake Forest University Advisory Council for the Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, and works on various initiatives at the Center for Corporate Innovation, a consulting and professional services firm.

Smith was born in the United Kingdom and earned his M.B.A. at Ashridge Management College. He currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland. 


What is Gary B. Smith's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Gary B. Smith is at least $43.19 million as of December 21st, 2015. Mr. Smith owns 834,816 shares of Ciena stock worth more than $43,193,380 as of May 15th. This net worth estimate does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Smith may own. Additionally, Mr. Smith receives an annual salary of $2,120,000.00 as CEO at Ciena.

How old is Gary B. Smith?

Mr. Smith is currently 61 years old. There are 7 older executives and no younger executives at Ciena.

What is Gary B. Smith's salary?

As the CEO of Ciena Co., Mr. Smith earns $2,120,000.00 per year.

How do I contact Gary B. Smith?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Smith and other Ciena executives is 7035 RIDGE ROAD, HANOVER MD, 21076. Ciena can also be reached via phone at 410-694-5700 and via email at [email protected]

Has Gary B.. Smith been buying or selling shares of Ciena?

In the last ninety days, Gary B.. Smith has sold $539,019.00 of Ciena stock. Most recently, Gary B. Smith sold 3,750 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.48, for a transaction totalling $200,550.00.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Ciena?

In the last twelve months, insiders at the communications equipment provider sold shares 67 times. They sold a total of 285,160 shares worth mmore than $15,300,139.99. The most recent insider tranaction occured on May, 13th when James E Moylan Jr CFO bought 2,000 shares worth more than $99,740.00. Insiders at Ciena own 1.0 % of the company.

Information on this page was last updated on 5/13/2021.

Gary B. Smith Insider Trading History at Ciena

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
5/11/2021Sell3,750$53.48$200,550.00View SEC Filing Icon  
4/28/2021Sell3,125$52.14$162,937.50View SEC Filing Icon  
4/12/2021Sell3,125$56.17$175,531.25View SEC Filing Icon  
3/23/2021Sell3,125$54.69$170,906.25View SEC Filing Icon  
3/8/2021Sell3,125$49.55$154,843.75View SEC Filing Icon  
3/5/2021Sell3,125$49.22$153,812.50View SEC Filing Icon  
2/17/2021Sell2,500$55.09$137,725.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/4/2021Sell2,500$54.93$137,325.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/21/2021Sell2,500$54.44$136,100.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/5/2021Sell2,500$51.21$128,025.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/21/2020Sell750$51.13$38,347.50View SEC Filing Icon  
12/9/2020Sell2,550$47.37$120,793.50View SEC Filing Icon  
11/24/2020Sell1,200$44.02$52,824.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/29/2020Sell4,250$40.07$170,297.50View SEC Filing Icon  
9/10/2020Sell4,250$41.71$177,267.50View SEC Filing Icon  
8/19/2020Sell4,250$59.96$254,830.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/4/2020Sell4,250$59.96$254,830.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/22/2020Sell4,250$54.41$231,242.50View SEC Filing Icon  
7/7/2020Sell8,500$56.50$480,250.00View SEC Filing Icon  
5/20/2020Sell4,250$52.76$224,230.00View SEC Filing Icon  
4/22/2020Sell4,250$44.79$190,357.50View SEC Filing Icon  
4/6/2020Sell4,250$44.05$187,212.50View SEC Filing Icon  
3/25/2020Sell4,250$38.82$164,985.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/5/2020Sell4,250$42.81$181,942.50View SEC Filing Icon  
1/23/2020Sell4,250$42.55$180,837.50View SEC Filing Icon  
1/6/2020Sell4,250$41.96$178,330.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/3/2020Sell4,250$42.12$179,010.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/18/2019Sell1,875$40.95$76,781.25View SEC Filing Icon  
11/12/2019Sell1,875$38.01$71,268.75View SEC Filing Icon  
10/28/2019Sell1,750$37.12$64,960.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/15/2019Sell1,750$37.73$66,027.50View SEC Filing Icon  
8/6/2019Sell9,600$41.78$401,088.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/24/2019Sell9,600$43.86$421,056.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/11/2019Sell4,800$43.82$210,336.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/26/2019Sell9,600$42.30$406,080.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/11/2019Sell9,600$44.38$426,048.00View SEC Filing Icon  
5/24/2019Sell9,600$35.16$337,536.00View SEC Filing Icon  
5/14/2019Sell9,600$33.41$320,736.00View SEC Filing Icon  
5/2/2019Sell4,800$38.78$186,144.00View SEC Filing Icon  
4/24/2019Sell4,800$40.15$192,720.00View SEC Filing Icon  
4/9/2019Sell9,600$37.21$357,216.00View SEC Filing Icon  
3/26/2019Sell9,600$37.25$357,600.00View SEC Filing Icon  
3/15/2019Sell9,600$39.49$379,104.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/20/2019Sell9,600$42.15$404,640.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/8/2019Sell9,600$37.52$360,192.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/23/2019Sell4,800$38.27$183,696.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/11/2019Sell9,600$36.82$353,472.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/28/2018Sell9,600$32.33$310,368.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/27/2018Sell4,800$31.73$152,304.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/30/2018Sell9,600$32.47$311,712.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/14/2018Sell9,600$32.74$314,304.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/2/2018Sell9,600$31.65$303,840.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/18/2018Sell4,800$31.11$149,328.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/4/2018Sell9,600$30.04$288,384.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/19/2018Sell9,600$30.57$293,472.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/7/2018Sell9,600$31.14$298,944.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/22/2018Sell9,600$27.17$260,832.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/12/2018Sell8,000$27.30$218,400.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/28/2018Sell8,000$25.84$206,720.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/21/2018Sell12,948$25.55$330,821.40View SEC Filing Icon  
6/12/2018Sell8,000$24.59$196,720.00View SEC Filing Icon  
5/24/2018Sell8,000$24.61$196,880.00View SEC Filing Icon  
5/9/2018Sell8,000$26.76$214,080.00View SEC Filing Icon  
4/27/2018Sell8,000$25.82$206,560.00View SEC Filing Icon  
4/11/2018Sell8,000$25.73$205,840.00View SEC Filing Icon  
3/28/2018Sell8,000$25.79$206,320.00View SEC Filing Icon  
3/21/2018Sell12,948$26.58$344,157.84View SEC Filing Icon  
3/15/2018Sell8,000$27.16$217,280.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/22/2018Sell8,000$23.23$185,840.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/9/2018Sell8,000$22.46$179,680.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/24/2018Sell8,000$21.85$174,800.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/12/2018Sell8,000$21.86$174,880.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/28/2017Sell8,000$21.47$171,760.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/27/2017Sell4,000$21.66$86,640.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/21/2017Sell113,735$21.22$2,413,456.70View SEC Filing Icon  
12/15/2017Sell8,000$21.38$171,040.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/21/2017Sell10,000$20.55$205,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/9/2017Sell6,000$20.09$120,540.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/24/2017Sell8,000$22.12$176,960.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/28/2017Sell8,000$22.03$176,240.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/27/2017Sell4,000$21.99$87,960.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/21/2017Sell12,634$21.25$268,472.50View SEC Filing Icon  
9/13/2017Sell8,000$21.50$172,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/22/2017Sell8,000$23.27$186,160.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/11/2017Sell8,000$24.20$193,600.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/27/2017Sell8,000$26.07$208,560.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/26/2017Sell4,000$26.25$105,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/11/2017Sell8,000$25.87$206,960.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/10/2017Sell4,000$25.84$103,360.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/21/2017Sell12,558$25.31$317,842.98View SEC Filing Icon  
5/4/2017Sell8,000$22.62$180,960.00View SEC Filing Icon  
4/20/2017Sell8,000$21.89$175,120.00View SEC Filing Icon  
4/6/2017Sell8,000$22.32$178,560.00View SEC Filing Icon  
3/21/2017Sell8,000$23.69$189,520.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/23/2017Sell8,000$25.67$205,360.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/7/2017Sell8,000$24.16$193,280.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/27/2017Sell8,000$24.72$197,760.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/13/2017Sell8,000$24.33$194,640.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/30/2016Sell8,000$24.39$195,120.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/21/2016Sell114,318$24.67$2,820,225.06View SEC Filing Icon  
12/15/2016Sell8,000$23.94$191,520.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/29/2016Sell8,000$21.68$173,440.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/18/2016Sell8,000$21.94$175,520.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/3/2016Sell8,000$19.32$154,560.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/20/2016Sell8,000$20.35$162,800.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/5/2016Sell8,000$21.69$173,520.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/21/2016Sell8,000$21.65$173,200.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/9/2016Sell8,000$22.10$176,800.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/25/2016Sell8,000$21.87$174,960.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/11/2016Sell8,000$20.47$163,760.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/28/2016Sell8,000$19.70$157,600.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/14/2016Sell8,000$19.65$157,200.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/21/2016Sell13,451$20.40$274,400.40View SEC Filing Icon  
12/21/2015Sell114,860$19.90$2,285,714.00834,816View SEC Filing Icon  
11/2/2015Sell4,537$24.34$110,430.58545,483View SEC Filing Icon  
10/22/2015Sell4,500$23.61$106,245.00545,483View SEC Filing Icon  
9/29/2015Sell4,800$20.32$97,536.00545,483View SEC Filing Icon  
9/28/2015Sell4,800$20.42$98,016.00545,483View SEC Filing Icon  
9/21/2015Sell13,608$22.06$300,192.48545,483View SEC Filing Icon  
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Gary B. Smith Buying and Selling Activity at Ciena

Ciena Company Overview

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Ciena Corporation provides network hardware, software, and services that support the transport, routing, switching, aggregation, service delivery, and management of video, data, and voice traffic on communications networks worldwide. The company's Networking Platforms segment offers hardware networking products and solutions that optimized for the convergence of coherent optical transport, optical transport network switching, and packet switching. Its products include 6500 Packet-Optical Platform, 5430 Reconfigurable Switching System, Waveserver stackable interconnect system, and the 6500 Reconfigurable line system, and the 5400 family of Packet-Optical platforms, as well as Z-Series Packet-Optical Platform; 3000 family of service delivery switches and service aggregation switches, and the 5000 family of service aggregation switches, as well as 8700 Packetwave Platform and the Ethernet packet configuration for the 5410 Service Aggregation Switch; and 6500 Packet Transport System. This segment also sells operating system software and enhanced software features embedded in each of its products. The company's Blue Planet Automation Software and Services segment provides multi-domain service orchestration, inventory, route optimization and analysis, network function virtualization orchestration, analytics, and related services. Its Platform Software and Service segment offers OneControl unified management system and platform software services, as well as manage, control, and plan software. The company's Global Services segment provides consulting and network design, installation and deployment, maintenance support, and training services. The company sells its products through direct and indirect sales channels to network operators. Ciena Corporation was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Hanover, Maryland.
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Today's Range

Now: $51.74

50 Day Range

MA: $54.42

2 Week Range

Now: $51.74


1,068,635 shs

Average Volume

1,387,541 shs

Market Capitalization

$8.02 billion

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Dividend Yield



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