VP Corporate Sales & Marketing, Globecomm Systems Inc.
As an integral part of the Globecomm Executive team, PAUL SCARDINO is responsible for Globecommís Corporate Sales and Marketing Organization. As such, he is responsible for the overall recruitment, leadership and development of the sales and marketing personnel including the global sales executives, corporate technical subject matter experts and the marketing team. He oversees the sales, marketing and strategic direction of Globecommís new and emerging products and services. He also assists in M&A targeting/analysis and their integration into the corporation, the redesign of the organizational structure and corporate staffing, and the design, development, evaluation, implementation and improvement of corporate goals, policies, processes and structure. He is integral to the corporationís short and long term product & financial plans including strategy, budget and forecast development. He has been involved in the telecommunications field since 1988 and has been a key to Globecomm Systemsí success since February 1997. He currently holds a Top Secret security clearance.
In Mr. Scardinoís previous position at Globecomm, he was Senior Director responsible for all of Globecomm Systems Inc.ís projects and accounts within Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as customer specific worldwide accounts. Some of the more notable accomplishments include the Wireless IP/VoIP Countrywide Network Design for the Romanian prime national radio, television and telecommunications company (SNR), a communication network for the Nigerian DoD, an IP/Telephony WAN for Angolaís Oil Company, Sonangol/MST linking the US Internet and Public Phone System to Sonangol offices and Angolaís network; a countrywide telecommunicationís network for Turk Telekom-the National Telecommunications Operator in Turkey; a video transmission network for Radio Television Portuguese/CPRMarconi in the former-Portuguese colonies of Africa; an International Gateway satellite communications earth stations in the Azores Islands, in Guinea Bissau for Guine Telecom and in East Timor for Timor Telecom; multiple satellite earth station and networks for MTN and Telkom South Africa, Video Broadcast Equipment for the Greek Countrywide Postal, Telegraph, and Telephone Administrations (PTT) OTE, an international gateway satellite earth station for Senegalís PTT, Sonatel; a power system upgrade for Telkom Kenyaís major Earth Station Facility and multiple ISP and VSAT hubs for various private corporations throughout Europe and Africa.
Mr. Scardino came to Globecomm Systems from Satellite Transmission Systems, Inc., where he was Program Manager and Project Engineer. During his tenure at Satellite Transmission Systems, over the period from 1988 to January 1997, Mr. Scardino managed major corporate accounts (i.e. Hughes Network Systems, Reuters and various PTTs worldwide) and program teams consisting of representatives from marketing, engineering, production control and program administration. He also managed, designed and implemented satellite communication networks, systems and products for customers internationally. Some of the more notable accomplishments include a telecommunications network in Sudan bringing remote villagesí telephone and data services, Inmarsat Earth Stations for the Greek PTT (OTE), all satellite earth stations for the Reuters Global Network and many VSAT Hubs both nationally and internationally for Hughes Network Systems (HNS).
Mr. Scardino holds an MBA in Management (with Distinction) from Hofstra University in New York, and a BSEE from the Polytechnic University (Polytechnic Institute of Technology) in New York (now Polytechnic Institute of NYU). Mr. Scardino is also a Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP).