Thursday, December 13, 2007

Mintera Hires Pirelli Exec to Lead EMEA Sales

Mintera named Piero Matrona as Vice President, Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to support new customers of its MI 4000XM Adaptive-DPSK 40 Gbps DWDM module. Most recently, Matrona was in charge of worldwide sales for Pirelli Broadband Solutions for both Optical Components and Systems. Prior to this, Matrona was in charge of Marketing and Sales for Vivato, a developer of metropolitan WiFi systems and also Terawave Communications in the BPON/GPON arena. Matrona was also VP Brand Management for Nortel's Ultra-Long Haul Optical Transport platform following Nortel's acquisition of Qtera.