Freddy Van Laer (Business Development Manager Brazil)
Business development executive with global expertise in broadband, IP/Datacom and telecommunications
Acting for more than 35 years in the Telecommunication and Datacom industry, having notably occupied several positions at Ericsson Brazil including product development, system integrator, product management, pre-sales push team leader, introduction of innovative technologies and new solution director to Senior Consultant.
Extensive knowledge of marketing and sales of high tech solutions Brazil and other Latin American markets.
Proven record of accomplishment in introducing / selling technology and commercial available products to the world’s largest telecom operators, MSOs, Broadcasters and ISPs on the Brazilian market.
Experience in performing product management activities, including closely interacting with engineering and technical departments of prospects and clients to steer standards, specifications, and RFQs (bids) to the benefit of our customer.
Assistance and management of local product certification for our customers (including at regulatory bodies such as ANATEL)
Holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the ENGEETH University in Toulouse France, a MBA from the ESPM University in São Paulo.