April 11, 2012
Contact: Kerry Tescher
Bateman Group for Cambium Networks
Tel: +1 415 503-1818
SCHAUMBURG, ILL., April 11, 2012 – Cambium Networks™, a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions for reliable connectivity in any environment, today announced the appointment of Jay Hilbert as the company’s senior vice president of global sales. In this role, Hilbert will oversee Cambium’s worldwide sales activity, provide guidance on the company’s product roadmaps and develop strategic market opportunities to further expand Cambium’s participation in the global wireless market.
“As Cambium Networks extends its operations on a worldwide scale, our growing sales strategy will require greater sophistication and oversight,” said Philip Bolt, CEO of Cambium Networks. “Jay Hilbert brings with him an extensive track record of success in the global wireless and service provider industries. As the strategist behind growing Cambium’s global market presence, Jay will be a key member of our executive team and in developing new relationships and delivering adoption in key markets. We’re eager to begin working with Jay.”
“I’m excited to join the Cambium team at a time when the company is poised for tremendous growth,” said Jay Hilbert, Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Cambium Networks. “Helping our customers to cost effectively deliver new services and meet the bandwidth growth of their networks is an exciting challenge, and one that we are uniquely positioned to support. I look forward to helping shape the development of the company while driving its global growth strategy.”
With over 20 years of experience in leading global marketing and sales organizations, serving telecoms, service providers, solution providers and network equipment manufacturers, Hilbert brings to Cambium proven expertise in driving global growth. Most recently, Hilbert was the senior vice president of sales and marketing at Telmar Network Technology, a global provider of telecom asset management services, where he transformed the sales operations of the organization and significantly grew the organization’s wireless business. Prior to his work at Telmar, Hilbert was senior vice president global sales for Spirent Communications where he grew both sales and profits.
Hilbert has also held senior global sales positions with a number of global communications companies, including Alcatel-Lucent, where he was Group Vice President of Sales and Marketing and was responsible for Alcatel’s launch of ADSL in North America and led the Airspan business unit. He has also held senior positions at ADC and DSC Communications. Hilbert is a graduate of the University of North Dakota with a BS in Engineering Management and completed Executive Sales Management Training at the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.