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38 Reviews
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Calix President, CEO, and Director Carl Russo
Carl Russo
28 Ratings


    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Petaluma, CA
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Petaluma, CA

    I have been working at Calix full-time (more than 8 years)


    Customer and solutions driven company with a solid vision and plan to be successful. They challenge and treat their employees well. They have a good benefits program.


    A change in HR Exec staff about 1.5 years ago caused a change in the culture from one of open door and communication to one of political and personal. The Exec HR staff changed in Q4 2015 and I'm optimistic that the new leadership will institute a positive non-political environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to hire employees that are talented and fit within the Calix culture of working hard and reaping the rewards equally. Continue to improve the employee benefits, we are your greatest asset.

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Calix Interviews

Updated Aug 23, 2014
Updated Aug 23, 2014

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Interview Difficulty




    Customer Support Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Calix in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    They come to my college for career fair. Gave my resume. They conducted spot interview with few basic networking questions. They look for prior work exp with networking devices + CCNA certification. Got a call for phone interview in a week. Questions from L1, L2 of OSI. HR questions. About company and my interest on the company.

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Headquarters Petaluma, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1999
Type Company - Public (CALX)
Industry Telecommunications
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

With Calix's access equipment, your bandwidth runneth over. Founded in 1999, Calix (Latin for "cup") markets broadband access equipment for communications service providers (CSPs). Its products increase the capacity of fiber-optic and copper lines to deliver next-generation telecommunications services, such as Internet protocol television (IPTV) and VoIP, as well as high-speed DSL Internet. The company also supplies Web-based network management software that handles provisioning, testing, and troubleshooting. Calix counts CenturyLink (nearly 30% of sales) as its top... More

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