Veteran Cable Executive Chris Bowick Joins Calix Board of Directors

Veteran Cable Executive Chris Bowick Joins Calix Board of Directors 
PETALUMA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/08/14 --  Calix, Inc. (NYSE:
CALX) today announced the addition of telecommunications industry
veteran Christopher J. Bowick to the company's Board of Directors,
replacing Michael Ashby who served on the company's board of
directors and retired as the company's CFO in February 2014. A
seasoned executive with over 25 years of cable television industry
experience, Bowick has held leadership positions at Cox
Communications, Charter Communications, Jones Intercable, and
"Calix has proven to be a leader in the broadband access market in
North America over the course of the last decade through innovation,
vision, and execution," said Bowick. "The company is well positioned
to capitalize on the emerging convergence of cable and telecom
markets as service providers increasingly turn to fiber based
solutions to deliver the speed and quality of service being demanded
by both business and residential consumers. I am looking forward to
joining the Calix team as the company executes on its next phase of
Following Bowick's 2009 retirement from Cox, where he had served as
senior vice president of engineering and the chief technical officer
(CTO) for 11 years, he founded and currently serves as president of
The Bowick Group, LLC, who provide technology, product, business, and
executive development advice and counsel to clients in the cable
television and telecommunications industries. Bowick currently serves
on the Boards of Directors of ViXS Systems and Minerva Networks. 
During 2011, Bowick served as an Interim CTO of Charter
Communications, Inc. while leading Charter's search for a permanent
CTO. He earned an M.B.A. from the University of Colorado in 1997, and
a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia
Institute of Technology in 1977. 
"Service providers of all kinds, traditional telecoms operators,
cable companies, wireless providers, municipalities, and other new
entrants, are all grappling with the access network implications of
content moving to the cloud and with the proliferation of
broadband-enabled devices," said Carl Russo, Calix president and CEO.
"Our Unified Access architecture has been meeting this challenge for
many years. Chris's extensive knowledge and experience in leadership
roles at communications technology companies and service providers is
a tremendous asset for Calix as we help our customers continue to
adapt, transform, and grow." 
About Calix 
Calix (NYSE: CALX) is a global leader in access innovation. Its
Unified Access portfolio of broadband communications access software,
systems, and services enables communications service providers
worldwide to transform their networks and become the broadband
provider of choice to their subscribers. For more information, visit
the Calix website at For more information about
gigabit networks, visit  
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