Gabriele Di Piazza

Gabriele Di Piazza

Vice President, Product Management, Alliances and Architectures, Blue Planet, a division of Ciena

Gabriele Di Piazza is responsible for leading and driving the evolution of Blue Planet’s product roadmap, as well as amplifying Blue Planet’s vision with its customers and technology partners.

Prior to joining Blue Planet, Gabriele led the Telecom Industry group for Google Cloud, driving strategy and adoption for a portfolio of Telecommunications products and solutions, across network modernization, subscriber monetization and data & artificial intelligence transformation.

Gabriele has more than 25 years of enterprise and communication service provider (CSP) expertise in product management, marketing and business development, holding leadership roles at VMware, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard and Guavus (Thales).

Gabriele holds a master’s degree in Electronic Engineering with a major in Telecom Networks from Politecnico di Milano University.