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Sandeep Kumar

Head of Sales-Satellite Services at Telstra

Profile

Sandeep has over 22 years of professional general and sales management experience in International satellite and telecommunication communication industry in senior positions.

In his current role as Head of Sales-Satellite Services at Telstra he has been leading a global team of highly experienced and dynamic satellite sales specialists and Pre-sales engineers and is responsible for planning and executing strategic initiatives for growth of satellite business for Telstra in the Domestic and International market. Under his leadership the business has grown over 120% and on track to become one of the leading telcos to provide professional satellite services to a global customer base in a wide range of verticals.

Sandeep has extensive experience both in Satellite communication services and technology products and uses a strategic customer focused approach based on building long term business relationships with his customers. He is well respected professional and has spoken at various Satellite and telecommunication conference around the region namely VSAT Event, Australasian Satellite Forum, CommunicAsia Singapore, Pacific Island Telecommunication Association and PTC.

Prior to joining Telstra he was Sales Director for Australia and South Pacific for SES (formerly SES NEWSKIES), a global satellite Operator.  He spent over six years with Hills Holdings Ltd. as the Sales Manager-Oceania for their Satellite Communication Hardware Division, STEP Electronics and was responsible for Sales and Marketing activities for a variety of satellite communication products including earth station infrastructure, V-SATs network and products. He holds and Bachelor degree in Engineering (Electronics) and Master Degree in Business Administration. 

He lives in Sydney with his wife, 15 year old Daughter and 12 year old Son. Sandeep likes to spend time with his kids, go on long walks, play golf occasionally and travel to enhance his cultural experiences.

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