Sandra Glaser Cheek is Vice President of Global Partners and Alliances and has responsibility for Ciena’s channel strategy, sales programs and operational framework that enables Ciena’s business partners to capitalize on opportunities created by an ever-changing technical landscape.
Sandra is a seasoned channel executive with a proven track record of driving strategies that build successful partnering practices across various disciplines, including sales, marketing, strategy and business development. Having held senior channel leadership roles at Brocade, VMWare and Ruckus Wireless, Sandra is known for staying ahead of emerging channel sales and marketing trends. She knows how to blend traditional channel approaches with innovative strategies to help channel partners differentiate, drive demand and fuel sales growth. She is regularly recognized with industry leadership awards: Top 25 Channel Sales Executives, 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs and CRN Power 100 Executive.