Cubic Telecom provides global connected software solutions and analytics services

Our solutions drive competitive advantage and grow revenue for clients in the Automotive, Agriculture, and Transportation sectors.

Cubic Telecom SLT

Our Solution

We have been a global pioneer in connected software for the Internet of Things (IoT) market since 2009, experiencing rapid growth, and expanding our customer base to quickly become an industry leader.

With the number of cellular IoT connections projected to reach 5 billion by 2025, manufacturers increasingly expect to be able to connect their products anywhere in the world.

To achieve this, vehicle and device manufacturers must:

  • Negotiate agreements with multiple operators
  • Solve the technical complexities of integrating devices with backend IT systems
  • Comply with regulatory and operational constraints in each country

Cubic Telecom cuts through the complexity, delivering a single global solution that offers:

  • Data management and analytics
  • Globally connected software
  • Remote device connectivity management
  • Seamless integration with vehicle manufacturer’s IT business systems
  • Security
  • Regulatory and tax compliance
  • One platform and one integration across manufacturing and supply chain
  • Access to our global portfolio of Tier-1 mobile network partners

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Cubic Telecom by the numbers

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Million devices connected
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Countries reached
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Billion data transmissions daily

Global Awards and Honours

IoT Breakthrough Awards

'Connected Car Platform of the Year' winner in 2019. 'IoT Analytics Innovation' winner in 2021

IoT Global Awards

Winner of 'Automotive, Transport, and Travel' category in 2020 for PACE

Gartner Magic Quadrant

Named 'Niche Player' in 2019, and 'Challenger' in 2021

Frost & Sullivan

Key Technology Innovator 2019

They call us dreamers

Our Board

Elmar Frickenstein

Peter Cross
MD Trasna Corporate Finance 


Nakul Duggal
SVP and GM Automotive Qualcomm

Fergal McAleavey
Senior Investment Director Private Equity ISIF

Walter Silva

Walter Silva
VP Administration & Finance USA EMEA APAC at Valid

Michael Wintergerst
EVP, Head of Vehicle and Cloud Platform Volkswagen AG


Leadership Bios

Barry Napier

Barry has extensive experience and a proven track record in building innovative technology companies, growing revenue and market share and a history in leveraged buyouts and VC fund raising and growth acquisition strategies. Barry possesses a rare combination of leadership and skills in strategy, business and corporate development, engineering and operational management well suited to establish high performance teams and transform and grow technology organisations. Barry has led 3 mergers and acquisitions, most recently in 2008 when he took over as CEO of Cubic Telecom. Cubic is privately held with over €110 million in funding and has grown to over 180+ staff. Prior to that Barry led the acquisition of the Nasdaq-listed Brightpoint Inc (Brightpoint Ireland) at the end of 2003 where he steered the company from 15 staff/$35 million revenue p/a to over 80 staff/$200 million revenue p/a in 2009. Barry also holds board seats on a range of high-growth companies and was recently selected and proud to be the first Irish entrepreneur on the Endeavour Leadership Program (July 2020).

Gerry McQuaid
Chief Commercial Officer

Gerry McQuaid is Chief Commercial Officer and member of the Senior Leadership Team of Cubic Telecom. In this role, he has responsibility for commercial operations and the delivery of the commercial objectives of the Board and SLT. Key management responsibilities include commercial strategy, business development and customer relationship management related to Automotive clients and Cubic’s global mobile network operator footprint and partnerships. Gerry has been part of the Cubic team since its establishment in 2009. Before joining Cubic, Gerry has had a successful career in Sales & Marketing leadership in the Mobile and IT industries. Gerry led the team that built Ireland’s second mobile network into what became O2 Ireland, where he was Chief Commercial Officer and Main Board Member. Prior to his Mobile industry career, Gerry had a successful career in Sales within the IT industry. He was part of the leadership team in Ireland for Digital Equipment Corporation where he managed Enterprise Sales, and prior to this he worked in Enterprise Sales in the UK for ICL/Fujitsu. Gerry has a Natural Sciences Degree from Trinity College, Dublin and is married with three daughters.

Shane Sorohan
Chief Operating Officer

Shane joined Cubic Telecom in 2012 and, together with the executive team, sets the corporate strategy for the company and leads the successful execution against this strategy. Shane is responsible for the global operations of Cubic, from project delivery, legal and regulatory compliance, all the way through to in life service. In addition to this, his experience and leadership has been focused on developing and delivering on Cubic’s corporate development strategy. Shane has led the successful completion of financing rounds from global strategic and financial investment partners including Qualcomm, Audi, the European Investment Bank and the Irish Strategic Investment Fund. Shane has extensive corporate finance experience having previously worked with NCB Corporate Finance. He has managed M&A and fundraising transactions across a broad range of sectors in Ireland and the UK, as well as providing strategic advice to many companies at various stages of their lifecycle. Shane graduated from UCD with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and from the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business with an MBS in Financial Services, both with first class honours.

David McManamon
Chief Finance Officer

David McManamon is the Chief Financial Officer at Cubic Telecom. Before Cubic, David served as Group Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer for EMEA and CALA at Xtrails since 2012. In 2016, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced that it had completed its acquisition of Xtralis for $480 million. David along with the executive team lead this transaction. Prior to that from 2005 until 2012 David was with Payzone. He steadily progressed at PayZone through numerous corporate finance and divisional finance leadership roles, eventually becoming Group Financial Controller. Along with significant global experience, David has a wealth of international experience having lived and worked in Australia managing specific divisional growth initiatives for BKA (a subsidiary of Burger King Corporation inc.) David started his financial career with KMPG in Dublin as Senior financial accountant.

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Susan Rafferty
Chief People Officer

Susan Rafferty is the Chief People Officer (CPO) at Cubic Telecom. As CPO, Susan is responsible for harnessing the unique Cubic company culture to attract global talent whilst simultaneously overseeing all other aspects of people development, leadership, employee experience, and people operations. Prior to joining Cubic, Susan held HR leadership positions in the financial services sector and the aircraft leasing industry. Susan has a Hons Degree in Business from University College Dublin (UCD) and is currently completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Business & Executive Coaching at UCD Michael Smurfit. Susan has also undertaken Strategic Leadership training with INSEAD, France.