Sandro Azevedo de BarrosGeneral Director, Brazil at SES
Sandro Barros is the Regional Director of SES Networks leading fixed data activities in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. Prior to this role, Sandro was the General Director of O3b Networks in Brazil, leading O3b’s activities in the country. Prior to joining O3b, Sandro served as General Director of Gilat Satellite Networks in Brazil being responsible to lead the respective company regional activities.
Sandro has more than 20 years’ experience in the satellite market, over several key segments, working with Satellite Service Providers, Satellite Equipment Vendors and as a Satellite Operator. Also worked with the different types of Satellite Orbits as LEO, MEO and GEO, over several Technical, Commercial and Management positions.
Over his career has worked to design and implement 2G, 3G and 4G networks over satellites bridging the digital gap of remote areas. He is also involved on the first 5G Link trial over satellite being implemented in Brazil.
Sandro is from Rio de Janeiro and is a Telecommunications Engineer (graduated at PUC Rio University) with an MBA in Corporate Finance (graduated at PUC Rio University) and many Courses related to Satellite Communications done in Brazil and abroad.