Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa Sales
Tarcisio Ribeiro is vice president and general manager for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region at Tellabs. In this role, he is responsible for setting strategies and growing Tellabs business in EMEA while positioning the company for further expansion in key markets and new geographies.
Prior to this role, Ribeiro was vice president of sales in the Latin America and Caribbean region at Tellabs. He was responsible for setting strategies and growing Tellabs business while positioning the company through focused activities with key accounts and the indirect channel program. Under his leadership, the LAC region delivered consistent growth, including record revenue in 2008.
Previously, Ribeiro was director of wireline segment marketing at Tellabs, where he was responsible for the marketing of transport, data and access products to the Regional Bell Operating Companies and Tellabs international markets. Before that, he held a series of marketing positions with increasing responsibility at Tellabs. Prior to joining Tellabs he held positions in sales, strategy and marketing in the wireless infrastructure division at Motorola.
Ribeiro has more than 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Escola de Engenharia Maua in Brazil and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.