Hemant Gandhi is the Global Director of Treasury at Ciena Corporation. In his role, Hemant manages capital market activities and enterprise-wide risks for Ciena’s global foreign currency, interest rate, and commercial exposures.
Hemant has over 12 years of corporate treasury background managing balance sheet risks across automotive, retail and telecom sectors. Most notably, Hemant was part of the treasurer’s office at General Motors overseeing the largest industrial bankruptcy and subsequent emergence culminating with a successful IPO in November 2010 considered among the biggest public offerings at the time. Hemant has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.