Manoj Kona

Director Data Integration at Ciena

Manoj Kona currently works as “Director of Data Integration” at Ciena. Manoj has 22 years of experience, providing technical expertise and leadership at large global organizations in the area of Data Integration and API management in a hybrid multi-cloud environment. Before joining Ciena, Manoj spent 9 years at NOV, a fortune 500 company where he worked as Director of Corporate Middleware playing a key role in various IT & Digital Transformation initiatives. Before NOV, he worked at BMC Software and Dish Network. In his spare time, Manoj enjoys spending time with his family, playing badminton with his kids, gardening, reading, keeping up to date with the ever-changing technology landscape. Manoj is a speaker at various customer panels and conferences, mentors at the Microsoft TEALS program, and is an active volunteer at the Houston Food Bank.