Alvaro Gazzolo, CEO of Ingenu has decades (30 years) of International Sales, Business Development and M&A experience in “C” Level positions in growing and leading successful Technology companies, Pay-TV companies, Global Satellite businesses, IoT Platforms, Software companies and AI Platforms.
Mr. Gazzolo (Corporate Senior Vice President and Member of the Executive Team at PanAmSat, a listed company, NASDAQ:PAS) developed the Latin American and European markets for the first private satellite operator (PanAmSat) in 1989. In the mid 90’s as head of International he spearheaded all the international strategy of the company with Business Development and M&As. Mr. Gazzolo grew the business from US$2.0M per year to US$350.0M per year with US$2.0 Billion is back log agreements.
Mr. Gazzolo was formerly the CEO of IPTV Americas (LatAm, Europe and North America), an initiative to aggregate the top Pay-TV signals and convert these channels into IPTV/OTT format, for Telecommunications companies to provide Triple Play.
Recently, Mr. Gazzolo was the President for Kit Digital LatAm, the largest OTT Company in the world in 2012 (a listed company NASDAQ: KIT), where he deployed video platforms with Telcos and MSO companies in LatAm.
Most recently, Mr. Gazzolo was contracted as a consultant for different multinational companies eager to take advantage of his vast business development skills in international markets like the Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Examples are: Ingenu, Digicel (Irish, Mobile company operating in Asia Pacific and the Caribbean), AT&T (QuickPlay) and ThinkAnalytics (UK, Analytics company).
Mr. Gazzolo was educated in England at University College London (UCL) as an Electronic Engineer (B.Sc. with Honors), received a master’s in “Microwaves & Modern Optics” and began a Ph.D. in “Optics” as a Research Assistant and Lecturer. Mr. Gazzolo speaks English, Italian, Spanish and is proficient in Portuguese. Mr. Gazzolo holds European and US citizenships.