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Fiber Broadband Association LATAM Chapter

Congratulations to the new Board elected to serve the 2018-2020 term!

CURRENT LEADERSHIP

President

Eduardo Jedruch, CommScope Inc                   
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Telecommunications Engineer graduated from the University Blas Pascal in the province of Cordoba, Argentina. With more than 17 years in the industry, Eduardo held senior positions in major companies. Founding member of the FTTH Council LATAM Chapter, Eduardo held previously in the organization, the positions of Finance Chairman and Technology Director, and also serves as Master Instructor for the Professional FTTH international certification program given by the Fiber Broadband Association LATAM Chapter. He currently serves as Network Architect for the CALA region CommScope Inc.

LATAM Finance Chairman 

Hector Moreno, EXFO

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Héctor Moreno has more than 22 years of experience in the Test & Measurement Industry for Telecommunications, and over this period of time he had the opportunity to play different roles from technical support, sales engineer, sales manager while being in close contact with Telecom technologies. He is currently Sales Director at EXFO, responsible for the Latin American and Caribbean market. Prior to EXFO he held the Sales Manager position at Wandel & Goltermann de Mexico.

Héctor Moreno has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from ITESM “Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, México” and Master in Business Administration from IPADE “Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas, México”.

LATAM Committees:

LATAM Marketing Committee

Director: Liza Poe, Corning Optical Communications

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Liza Poe graduated in Business Administration from the 'Universidade Estadual de Londrina', Sao Paulo, Brazil.

In 2000, she joined Corning Optical Communications, where she worked in several departments in the commercial area for the CALA market. For the last four years she has been working in the area of Marketing. Currently, Liza Poe is the Business Operations Manager for the Latin America market.

In recognition to her engagement, dedication and contribution to the Fiber Broadband Association, in 2013, Liza received the Fotón Award.

LATAM Public Relations Commitee

Director: Nelson Saito, Furukawa

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Nelson Saito, graduated from Federal University of Paraná, Brazil, in 1985, in Electrical Engineering and has specialization courses in New Product Innovation from Stanford University, USA, New Product Development  from University of California, USA, and Innovation Consulting from Unindus / Tech University Compiègne (UTC), France.  He has over 25 years experience in Telecommunications and Information Systems, Marketing, Business Strategy and Finance Systems.

Since 1984 Nelson Saito  has been working for Furukawa Industry in areas as Process Engineering, R & D, Marketing, New Product Development, New Business Generation, and Technology of Information. He is currently responsible for managing the broadband solutions business and structured cabling solutions.

LATAM Technology Committee

Director: Gustavo Candolo, Prysmian Draka Brasil SA
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Gustavo Candolo holds a degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Electronics and Telecommunications from INATEL, specialization in Optical Fibers Communications at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and an MBA in Marketing from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). With 22 years of experience in the areas of commercialization and marketing, application engineering and the development of products and strategic markets for telecommunication cables and connectivity accessories. Responsible for Latin America for optical solutions (FTTx) and Application Engineering with the objective of gathering and maximizing the wide knowledge and experience of the technologies of access to the network.