Interview with Ray Simmons, President of CableTest Systems Inc.
CableTest Systems tests the wiring systems of military jets, high speed trains and the Space Shuttle (the exterior fuel tank has 8,000 connenctions). They provide a complex version of an electritian’s multi meter.
Ray Simmons has been the president and owner of CableTest Systems for the past nine years. Previously he was President of CRS Robotics. After a two year “retirement” he got edgy and longed to get back into business so he bought CableTest Systems.
Insights from this interview with Ray Simmons:
“Going public with CRS … was not me. That’s why I retired.”
“Retirement was quite challenging. I felt like I was disconnected.”
“55% of our business last year was in Europe. Asia is our next frontier. We like India.”
“I think that in a technologly company a president that is totally focussed on technology is dangerous.”
“We’re on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter.”
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