David Tomalin


Chief Technology Officer, EMEA, Ciena


David Tomalin is based in London and has served as Ciena’s EMEA Chief Technology Officer since November 2012.

Prior to this appointment, Mr. Tomalin served as Chief Technology Officer for euNetworks Group Limited, where he was responsible for technology selection, platform lifecycle and network integration.

Before joining euNetworks, he worked for Level 3 Communications for 10 years. In his most recent role as Director of Engineering in Europe, Mr. Tomalin delivered IP, Transport & CDN networks. This included platform selection for Level 3 Transatlantic cables, growing the Level 3 European network to over 15 countries, and supporting a range of acquisitions.

He started his career in Telecoms at Cabletel UK in 1994.

Mr. Tomalin holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics with Space Systems & Technology from the University of Kent.