WHAT WE DO

Hi, I’m Tommy Cook, CEO and founder of Calnex Solutions. When people ask me what Calnex does, I reply ‘We help ensure telecommunication systems have a future.’ If they don’t glaze over at that point, I’ll usually elaborate: ‘With our products, Network Equipment and Component Manufacturers, as well as Network Operators, can prove their products and services meet the rigorous International standards required to deliver flawless wireless and wireline communications around the world.’ I really am a big hit at parties.

About Us

Calnex Solutions designs, produces and markets test instrumentation for network synchronization and network emulation. Our test equipment provide test solutions for the world's networks. We have over a decade of experience in the test and measurement industry, producing high-end solutions that are as innovative as they are effective.

To date, Calnex has shipped products to over 350 customers in over 60 countries around the world. Headquartered in Linlithgow, Scotland with a sales organization spanning the globe, Calnex is currently adding to its product portfolio, acquiring JAR Technologies (Belfast) in 2018. Calnex was named the 2015 winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade, the UK’s highest accolade for business success.

Our Customers

Our customer list reads like a ‘who’s who’ of some of the world’s most forward-thinking brands. On all continents, we provide test solutions for Network Operators, Network Providers, systems suppliers, labs and companies developing clocks and high-speed components in applications such as 4G/5G Mobile Infrastructure, Industrial Internet, Video Transport, Security, Enterprise and SD-WAN.

Network Equipment Manufacturers
Routers, switches, access points, network interface cards and other related hardware
Service Providers
Includes mobile wireless communication companies and local exchange carriers
Components, Clocks, Test Houses, Distributors, Rentals, Universities, Government
Design, Benchmarking, Proof of Concept

Our Management

These are the guys we keep well away from the engineering of our products. That said, with a combined Blue Chip experience of over 100 years, they have plenty of experience when it comes to growing and delivering on the potential of a fast-growing technology company.

Tommy Cook: Chief Executive Officer

Tommy is the founder and CEO of Calnex Solutions. He has over 35 years' experience in telecoms test and measurement ranging from hands-on design, programme management of R&D projects through to leading business teams with P&L responsibility for the market segment Calnex is addressing. Prior to starting Calnex, Tommy held a senior role with Agilent technologies, leading a business team focused on the markets Calnex now addresses. Tommy founded Calnex in 2006.

Ashleigh Greenan: Chief Financial Officer

Ashleigh has over 20 years of experience providing corporate finance and business advisory services to a range of high growth SMEs. Ashleigh's role at Calnex encompasses all aspects of business strategy and financing, along with ensuring the company’s strong financial management and reporting culture is maintained. Ashleigh also works closely with the team looking at mid-term organic and inorganic growth opportunities to continue to fuel the company’s growth trajectory. Ashleigh joined Calnex in February 2020.

Anand Ram: VP Business Development

Anand has over 25 years' experience in business development for both multinationals and startups. The majority of his experience has been in telecoms test and measurement, including mobile, optical and datacomms. He has been based in Asia-Pacific, in Europe and in the USA at different points of his working life. Anand has held management positions in Agilent (now Keysight), and Wandel & Goltermann (now Viavi). Anand joined Calnex in January 2008.

Claire Wishart: HR Manager

Claire has 23 years’ experience in operational administration working in both corporate environments as well as startups and SME’s. Claire spent 14 years in administrative support at Hewlett-Packard/Agilent Technologies working at Executive Assistant level supporting managers and teams of up to 250 people. At Calnex, Claire is responsible for HR and Business Admin functions. Claire joined Calnex in November 2010.

Jeff Wright: VP Engineering

Jeff has 35 years' experience in technology with hands-on and senior management roles spanning Design, Product & Applications Engineering and Commercial development. His experience includes 21 years in Motorola's semiconductor and software businesses. Prior to joining Calnex Jeff spent 6 years starting and growing a software services company focused on the automotive sector. Jeff joined Calnex in March 2012.

Ger Kirk: Operations Manager

Ger has 18years' experience with Agilent/Hewlett-Packard developing and implementing both manufacturing and R&D processes with a particular emphasis on new product introduction. Ger also spent 6 years with Scottish Enterprise as an Innovation Specialist where he provided advice and guidance to small and medium sized business. Ger joined Calnex in June 2011.

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CAREERS - ALL ABOUT GROWTH

It’s our people who make Calnex the company it is. And as a fast growing company, we're always on the lookout for talent and add staff regularly. Every new job vacancy is posted here on the website. We like to cast the net far and wide to get the best. Maybe you?

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