Paul McNab

Paul McNab, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer

Paul McNab joined VIAVI (then JDSU) in September 2014, following a 16-year career at Cisco Systems where he held executive-level marketing, strategy and engineering positions. In these roles, he worked closely with leading public and private data center operators and spearheaded corresponding strategic initiatives and product roadmaps for next generation network architectures, including software-defined networking. He also led the enterprise marketing organization, with an associated $25 billion product portfolio, and built and managed an architecture team that delivered cross-portfolio solutions for the services provider and enterprise markets. McNab also founded a startup that developed a disruptive software-based network solution, managed as portable code, for global public and private cloud and enterprise customers. McNab holds a B.S. degree from Manchester Metropolitan University.