Calix (NYSE: CALX) on Jan. 27 announced Michael Weening’s promotion to president and Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Weening adds responsibility for the company's Intelligent Access EDGE products to his existing responsibilities, and now has leadership responsibility for all operational aspects of Calix.
“Michael joined in 2016 and has been instrumental in our transformation to an "All Platform" company,” said Carl Russo, CEO of Calix. “As demonstrated by our results, Michael, partnering with Cory Sindelar, our CFO, and Suzanne Tom, our general counsel, has formed a strong operating team. This promotion allows me, as CEO, to focus on our vision, strategy and culture.”
Michael Weening joined Calix from Salesforce, where he was senior vice president of global customer success and services, commercial business, holding roles in Asia and North America. Previously, he held senior leadership roles at Bell Mobility and Microsoft in Europe and North America. Michael holds a BA from Brock University.
“It is a great privilege to lead the talented and award-winning Calix team on the mission of helping communications service providers (CSPs) of all types and sizes simplify their businesses, excite their subscribers and grow their value,” said Weening. “For over a decade, we have invested in building our industry leading cloud and software platforms to make that mission a reality. I look forward to supporting the team as we accelerate CSP and partner success.”