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.
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
- 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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IoT Breakthrough Awards
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Gartner Magic Quadrant
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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 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.
Chief Technology Officer
Marc Concannon is Chief Technology Officer at Cubic Telecom. He is responsible for managing the company’s software product roadmap for its blue-chip clients globally, and setting out an innovative growth strategy across the automotive, agriculture and wider transportation sectors. Marc’s role encompasses all aspects of software engineering, network, test, product, and security; he drives innovation as well as R&D across each of these functions. With over 20 years of experience in multi-tenant cloud-based engineering, Marc has held CTO and MD roles across several big data companies such as Edge by Ascential, Clavis Insight and Logentries, as well as within the Cyber Security space with Rapid7. During this time, he worked to deliver sustained high growth in these businesses through innovative product and technology choices and implementations. These helped drive in scale and reliability whilst also increasing return on investment leading to better quality of service for customers. Marc’s skill lies in drawing on his extensive knowledge and expertise to scale software businesses.
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.
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.
Chief People Officer
Gillian French is Chief People Officer (CPO) of Cubic Telecom. As CPO, Gillian is responsible for building on the talents of the employees at Cubic Telecom whilst overseeing all aspects of people development, culture, relationships, policies and practices. Prior to joining Cubic, Gillian also held the position of Chief People Office at CarTrawler, where she was an integral member of the leadership team for 12 years. In 2017, the CPO was recognised for empowering female leaders by winning the Deloitte Fast 50 ‘Leading Female’ award. Gillian has also completed a programme in Executive Women in Leadership at IMD and attained several diplomas from the Irish Management Institute.