Walter Jankovic

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Walter Jankovic, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Datacom

Walter Jankovic is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Datacom. In 2018, he joined the company through Lumentum’s acquisition of Oclaro where he was President, Optical Connectivity Business. He has broad leadership experience in strategy development, sales, operations, and finance from his 25 years in communications and enterprise markets.



Prior to Oclaro, Jankovic was at Celestica for 13 years where he served increasingly more senior roles including Senior Vice President, Advanced Industrial and Health Tech Markets, Senior Vice President, Communications and ISP Markets, and Vice President and General Manager, Cisco Global Business Unit. Prior to Celestica, Jankovic was at Nortel Networks for 12 years where he served in a variety of financial and commercial leadership roles. He began his career at Deloitte.



Jankovic holds both his Master in Accounting and his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Honors Chartered Accountancy Studies from the University of Waterloo. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant.