Darrell Wellington


Mr. Wellington is an innovative technology executive with over 25 years of engineering and corporate management experience. Mr. Wellington has experience working in global tech companies with MOSAID Technologies, CMC Electronics, BlackBerry and Syntronic Research and Development.

Prior to joining Calian, Mr. Wellington held the position of Sr VP and General Manager at Syntronic Canada. During his eight-year tenure, he became the first Canadian employee to grow the organization to five hundred people. He has consistently demonstrated a commitment to innovative product development, customer experience, and fundamentally-sound fiscal corporate management practices. Mr. Wellington holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering with an option in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

Micah Grinstead

Director, Operations

Mr. Grinstead has over 30 years experience in Operations, on and offshore manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Documentation and Configuration Control, New Product Introduction and Program Management.  Throughout his career, Mr. Grinstead has proven to be very proficient at developing and managing supply chains, global sourcing, building strong vendor relations, building and managing effective production teams, as well as implementing successful cost reduction programs.

Prior to joining Calian, Mr. Grinstead served as Quality Assurance Manager at Wi-Sys Communications, Vice President of Operations at Simmic, Operations Manager at Dowslake MicroSystems and at GDI in Hong Kong, and has held progressively senior positions at SiGEM, Cygnus Satellite Systems, SilCom Research, Silcom Communications, and Siltronics.

Christopher Russell

Vice President of Sales

Mr. Russell joined Calian in November 2018 and brings 18 years of International Channel Sales and Business Development experience within the Telecommunications and RF Microwave equipment sectors. He has a passion for Sales and has consistently demonstrated global sales leadership and successful channel partner development across his career with various technology-focused distributors.

Prior to joining Calian, Mr. Russell held various positions at DragonWave Inc. as Director of Sales, Indirect Channels and Carriers. Mr. Russell has a Business Information Systems, Honours, Diploma from Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology in Ottawa, Canada, concentration in Business Principles and Data Networking Communications.