Celerway, a leading provider of business-grade mobile connectivity, has announced the appointment of Hubert Da Costa as Chief Revenue Officer. Da Costa will be leading the company’s continued expansion in the US and EMEA and responsible for developing Celerway’s go-to-market strategy. Celerway is partnership-led and Da Costa will be instrumental in creating valuable industry partnerships to support the global rollout of Celerway’s advanced connectivity solutions.
Mr Da Costa joins Celerway at a time of significant growth and innovation, driven by the company’s development of advanced computing connectivity platforms that allow enterprises to truly extend their digital footprint to the edge, while simultaneously simplifying their infrastructure and capitalising on the transformative benefits of 5G.
Mr Da Costa has been making waves in the edge networking industry after successfully establishing Cradlepoint internationally as VP & GM EMEA. He then joined Cybera as SVP & GM EMEA to expand the company’s cloud-based network and application services worldwide, before leading a global partnerships team at Zebra Technologies for nearly two years.
Prior to this, Mr Da Costa had a career in the FMCG sector, first at the sharp end of direct sales, before advancing into Tier-1 and Tier-2 channel sales. Moving from the global business development and alliances director positions to the vice president channels EMEA with Sonus Networks, he served as interim VP channels EMEA and GM MEA region at NCR as well as interim global channel director at Descartes Peoplevox.
“I am delighted to join Celerway at a pivotal moment for the company, as it brings industry-leading secure and innovative 5G edge solutions to market,” said Mr Da Costa. “Celerway has an impressive track record of connectivity excellence by offering unbeatable levels of security, latency, extensibility and reliability not seen in any other edge solutions. As 5G technologies rapidly evolve, the next 12 months will be pivotal for the industry, and I am thrilled I can be at the forefront of this journey with the most innovative team in the space.”
Celerway delivers disruptive, leading-edge, and secured mobile connectivity solutions with unmatched performance to workforces and organisations operating in the field. A standout from its portfolio includes an ultra-compact platform which brings true mobility with built-in high-computing capabilities for ultra-fast, secure access to an organisation’s resources. With all devices configured and managed through the cloud, Celerway simplifies procurement, deployment, management and maintenance for IT teams.
Audun Fosselie Hansen, co-founder and CEO of Celerway, said: “Hubert is a proven, experienced and highly respected connectivity expert, and we are excited to welcome him to the Celerway leadership team. His technology and business experience is second to none. As we continue growing our international network of strategic partners, Hubert will be a key driver for the rollout of our next-generation 5G edge solutions.”