Leadership Team


Christian Ferenz




Christian started his entrepreneur journey as a measurement instrumentation distributor in 2003 and soon realized that there was a market for producing better network monitoring solutions. Along with some of his business partners, Christian established Cubro Acronet and started developing TAPs and Packet Broker lines. Within few years, the company spread its wings in the international market. Today Cubro is among the leading vendors of TAPs and Network Packet Brokers and partner of the world’s largest Telcos and Enterprises with installations on all continents.


Sascha Naunovic




Sascha is a highly dedicated Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 20 years of progressive accomplishments. He’s been working as Cubro’s CFO since the origin of the company and has been an effective organisational leader and a key member of senior management. As an expert in logistics, Sascha always finds a solution to make sure the delivering is on time, no matter which part of the world. Sascha loves watching/playing soccer in his spare time.


Gabriel Guriencu

CTO - Hardware Development



Gabriel, one of the co-founders of Cubro, is a technology leader with over 23 years of experience in hardware development. Gabriel’s technical expertise and business knowledge has helped Cubro in achieving the company objectives. A perfectionist in his field, Gabriel believes that only the best is good enough! Gabriel is a hobby photographer and looks at the world through his lens in his free time.


Herbert Etlinger

Head of Technical Support



Born and raised in lower Austria, Herbert comes with more than 25 years of experience in the telecom industry. Herbert has an in depth understanding of the complex technical issues and is extremely solution oriented. He is passionate and dedicated in delivering innovative solutions and customer services. Herbert’s inspiration comes from the phrase ‘together we can manage it’. Herbert loves dogs and can train them well with some of his fun tricks.


Sales Team


Manfred Lang

Vice President Sales EMEA



Manfred Lang brings 30 years of sales and sales leadership experience running world-class teams within networking, which spans software, hardware and cloud solutions. He has a proven track record of building and scaling sales organizations at industry leaders including Apcon, Fluke Networks (Danaher), MRV as well as at startups including Deutsche Landtel. Manfred has extensive experience leading teams that serve customers across commercial, enterprise, government and telco/service provider segments.


Björn De Jong

Channel Manager EMEA



Born and raised in the Netherlands, Björn has over 20 years of experience in the industry, mostly in sales. As Cubro’s Channel Manager EMEA, Björn is responsible for sales and project management for channel partners in EMEA.


Hakan Holmgren

Global Key Account Director



Hakan Holmgren, based in Stockholm, Sweden, has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and IT industries. Hakan has held positions and gained experience at Ixia Technologies (nowadays Keysight) and Polystar as well as other privately owned companies. Starting as a technical support engineer in the 90s, Hakan has since then held both management and sales positions. As Cubro’s Global Key Account Director, Hakan is responsible for managing the business relationship with a few selected key accounts.


Joe Lim




Joe has over 20 years of OSS/BSS Sales and Solutions experience in the industry. He is responsible for driving Cubro Network Packet Broker solutions in Enterprise Strategy, OEM/Joint Technology Alliances partnership/offering and Channel Sales in APAC. He brings an extensive expertise in the telecom market environment which includes IN-based service solutions for the fixed and mobile network and Enterprise Network Security environment. Prior to joining Cubro, Joe ran APAC Sales at VSS Monitoring.


David Holmes

Vice President Sales

North America



David brings 20 years of experience to Cubro in the Service Provider, Government and Enterprise Markets. He has had tremendous success in product development with test and measurement and network visibility solutions. Born in Canada, he has close ties to both the US and Canadian Channels.


Derek Burke

Technical Support Engineer

North America



Derek holds various certifications pertaining to Networking, Linux, and Security. He is in continual pursuit of new skills and knowledge and strives for a deep understanding of technologies in order to offer assistance and communicate them to others.


Stacey Bell

Sales Representative



Stacey has 25 years of telecom and network sales experience. She is results oriented, high energy sales professional with years of experience building lasting relationships for mutual benefit. Stacey is expert in prospecting, building pipeline and closing business. Stacey is passionate about connecting with people and providing value or service.



Project Management

Franz Bauer

Project Manager - Monitoring and Probing


“With my extensive experience in telecom and probing, I look forward to involving with the nitty-gritties of the telecom sector and solving technical challenges that arise within the field.”


Software Development Team

“We enjoy doing the complicated coding and don’t mind sitting for 8 hours debugging and taking care of little annoying messages.”


Sales / Customer Support Team

“Your call is important to us… we are here to offer amazing customer service.”


Logistics Team

“We are proud of our timely shipment, no matter which part of the world it may be.”


Accounts Team

“We maximize the profitability of our customers. Every customer query matters…we will look after your concern.”


Hardware Development / Production

“Investing time in making best products for our customers is our priority and philosophy.”


Marketing & Communications

Tamanna Bhatia

Marketing and Communications Manager


“Telling stories and communicating our brand values is my passion.”