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EXFO develops smarter test, monitoring and analytics solutions for the global communications industry. We are trusted advisers to fixed and mobile network operators, hyperscalers and leaders in the manufacturing, development and research sector. They count on us to deliver superior visibility and insights into network performance, service reliability and user experience. Building on our 35 years of innovation, EXFO’s unique blend of equipment, software and services enable faster, more confident transformations related to 5G, cloud-native and fiber optic networks.

We're the communications industry's test, monitoring and analytics experts.

Pioneering essential solutions and technologies for over 35 years


of the top CSPs worldwide use EXFO solutions


audits of quality of service and performance

No. 1

worldwide in fiber optic test solutions

We walk the talk of “end-to-end”

You’re covered from layers 0 to 7, core to subscriber and lab to live.

Solutions for communications service providers

EXFO's test orchestration and real-time 3D analytics solutions coupled with our insights and support deliver the data and network intelligence you need to make your whole network smarter. Adapt, transform, accelerate and excel better than ever before.


Solutions for network equipment manufacturers

You’re at the leading edge of labs—you need infrastructure solutions that are as innovative as you are. Let EXFO's high-performance, agile, scalable and automated test orchestration solutions fuel your innovation in everything you do.


Solutions for contractors

We removed complexity from field testing to help you complete jobs quicker and deliver close-out reports faster. Our intelligent, automated solutions turn anyone into a testing expert making it simpler to build, install and maintain ever-evolving networks.


Solutions for cable MSO (multiple system operator)

Fiber is going ever deeper into networks; make sure your field teams are equipped with smart solutions for automating and simplifying complex routines. Improve all phases of your service delivery chain (development, deployment, maintenance and troubleshooting) to deliver the high quality of experience expected from today’s subscribers.


Solutions for webscale companies and data centers

EXFO makes it possible for you to upgrade your infrastructure, transform your legacy central offices into data centers and interconnect your facilities faster, smarter and with zero impact on your customers.


Solutions for government

Governmental organizations, such as police, customs, coast guard and military forces need powerful and sophisticated tools for special purposes in the area of communication and signal intelligence. Learn why they trust EXFO—and our 30 years of network test and analytics experience—to help get the job done.


Industry-acclaimed expertise

Combining a portfolio of award-winning test, monitoring and analytics solutions with dedicated support to optimize our customers’ networks and business performance.

More awards and recognitions

We value talent

Gathering the best team to drive our industry forward


Germain Lamonde

Executive Chairman & Founder

Germain Lamonde, founder of EXFO, is Executive Chairman of the Board and served as the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for over 30 years. During his tenure as CEO, Germain grew the company from the ground up, turning it into a global leader in the communications test, monitoring and analytics market and the world's #1 fiber/high-speed testing company, with customers in 100+ countries. Today as Executive Chairman,Germain leads EXFO's acquisitions strategy and is actively involved in defining the company's growth and investment strategies, strategic direction and corporate governance policies. Germain has served on the board of directors of several public and private organizations, fulfilled numerous speaking engagements, and received several industry awards for his leadership, innovation and global development and was named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Canada. He is presently Chairman of ENCQOR, the Canada–Quebec-Ontario partnership focused on research and innovation in the field of 5G/IoT innovation and serves on the Board of QG100 – a CEO development forum. Germain holds a bachelor's degree in engineering physics from Polytechnique Montréal and a master's degree in optics from Université Laval in Québec City. He is a graduate of the Ivey Executive Program at Western University in London, Ontario, and is also a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.


Philippe Morin

Chief Executive Officer

Philippe Morin was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of EXFO in April 2017 and is responsible for the Corporation's strategy and financial directions, goals and results. He has more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and joined EXFO in November 2015 as Chief Operating Officer (COO) leading the company's global sales leadership, market development, and product strategy. Before joining EXFO, Philippe was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Field Operations at Ciena. He previously held senior leadership roles at Nortel Networks, including President of Metro Ethernet Networks and Vice President and General Manager of Optical Networks. Philippe holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Université Laval in Quebec City, Canada, and a master's degree in business administration (MBA) from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.


François Coté


François Côté was appointed a member of our Board of Directors in January 2015. Mr. Côté is a director as a full-time occupation, for corporations in the public, private and non-profit sectors, bringing his expertise in strategy, M&A, governance and passion for growth. Mr. Côté held a variety of executive positions at Bell Canada prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer of Emergis. Following the acquisition of Emergis by TELUS in January 2008, he was appointed President of TELUS Quebec, TELUS Health and TELUS Ventures. In this role, Mr. Côté was responsible for broadening TELUS Quebec's presence and driving the company's national health strategy through timely investments in information technology and innovative wireless solutions. Mr. Côté holds a bachelor's degree in Industrial Relations from Laval University. In 2007, he was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, in the Corporate Restructuring category for the province of Quebec. Mr. Côté serves on the boards of Purkinje, a Montreal health IT growth company as Chairman, Aspire Food Group, HZB Pharma Canada also as Chairman and Diagnos Inc. a new publicly listed company on the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Côté also serves on the Advisor Committee of Groupe Morneau.


Claude Séguin

Special Advisor to the Founder and Executive Chairman, CGI Group Inc.

Claude Séguin was appointed a member of EXFO’s Board of Directors in February 2013. He brings to EXFO nearly forty (40) years of corporate, financial, executive and provincial government experience gained through senior management positions in major corporations and government departments. Mr. Séguin was Special advisor to the Founder and Executive Chairman at CGI Group Inc., a global leader in information technology and business process services, until March 2018. He was, until November 2016, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategic Investments. In this position, he was responsible for all merger and acquisition activities. Prior to joining CGI in 2003, he served as President of CDP Capital—Private Equity, and prior to this position, he served as Teleglobe Inc.’s Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, a position that he held from 1992 to 2000. Mr. Séguin also has extensive senior-level government experience, having served as Deputy Finance Minister of the Province of Quebec from 1987 to 1992, in addition to Assistant Deputy Finance Minister in prior years. Prior to that, he held senior positions at the Province of Quebec Treasury Board. Mr. Séguin is a member of the boards of Hydro-Quebec and HEC-Montréal. He also chairs the Boards of Centraide of Greater Montreal Foundation as well as the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, a $15B Labour Sponsored Investment Fund in Québec. Claude Séguin graduated from HEC-Montréal and earned a master’s and a Ph.D. in public administration from Syracuse University in New York State. He also followed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

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