As Senior Vice President of Sales, Alvio Barrios leads the Enterprise Vertical Industries and Commercial businesses for the Americas where he is responsible for driving sales, services, and go-to-market strategy. Additionally, he is focused on strategy development and field execution through the company’s direct, indirect and distribution channels.
Barrios was appointed to this role in October 2011 and brings more than 24 years of experience in the telecommunications and technology sector. Most recently, he served as Vice President and General Manager for U.S. and Latin American markets at Ciena Communications where he was critical in the integration of the Nortel Metro Ethernet Networks (MEN) business. Prior to Ciena, he served at Nortel for 16 years, holding various executive positions with responsibility in Engineering, Marketing and Sales across different regions, expanding their mobility, enterprise, and networking segments.
Bringing his diverse background to Juniper, Barrios has led high performance teams focused on all major Service Provider and Enterprise customers. Leading sales for the Americas, he has demonstrated the ability to lead complex businesses globally, and develop innovative go-to-market strategies. Barrios has proven a successful track record of transforming organizations and driving profitable growth.
Barrios holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with honors from Florida International University and has completed several Executive Leadership programs. He is also the recipient of the 2009 Hispanic Engineers North American Conference Chairman’s award.