vice president, sales and marketing
Mr. Gandarilla is a multilingual senior executive with more than 20 years of experience in delivering high technology business solutions in domestic and international markets. In his senior sales executive role he has conducted business in more than 40 countries, focusing on the wholesale and retail markets for the telecommunications, information technology and systems integration industries.
Mr. Gandarilla consistently has contributed in building and growing business into financially viable and sustaining organizations by developing top-performing sales and customer support teams.
Eduardo Gandarilla holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Computer Science from the Polytechnic Institute in Mexico. He has also participated in advanced development courses and seminars including Advanced Business Management in the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Gandarilla has been the Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Columbus Networks since Columbus acquisition of New World Networks Ltd. in 2005. Prior to joining Columbus Networks, Mr. Gandarilla was Executive Vice President for the Americas for Teleglobe, a company owed by Bell Canada in which he achieved the recognition of the “Best Managed Region” for four consecutive years.
Prior to Teleglobe, Mr. Gandarilla worked for AT&T International assisting in the deployment of operations in international markets, and ultimately advanced to the position of Managing Director for AT&T BCS in Mexico, providing networks and connectivity for voice, data and video solutions for the corporate and consumer market.
Mr. Gandarilla is a well-recognized executive by international carriers and in particular by telecom operators in the Caribbean and Latin America region and has extraordinary relationships in the telecom industry. Mr. Gandarilla has been instrumental in the growth and success of Columbus Networks. He is fluent in Spanish, English, Portuguese and French.
Mr. Gandarilla is a citizen of the United States and Mexico and resides in Florida.