Curriculum Vitae

Cristiane Buainain Georges Zommerfelds
Nationality: Brazilian and Swiss

Languages: German, English, Spanish and Portuguese

Education: Improvement on the basis education: Competences:

Work Experience

Lotier International - Area Sales Manager
(November 2004 until now)

Responsible for developping opportunities for high-tech and telecom products and services in high-growth markets (see more at

Impsat Comunicações – Strategic Marketing and Sales Manager - São Paulo Brazil
(April 2000 - October 2003)

Responsible for start up a new branch of this company in Brazil, developing strategic alliances, find new customers, and deal with marketing issues. Also responsible for the management of a team of account managers, organizing the structure, establishing processes and make the things happen.

Main responsibilities:

AT&T Brazil / Netstream - Account Manager
(February 1999 – April 2000)

Very rich experience in how to start up a brand new telecommunication multinational company in Brazil, as Account Manager, organizing the process, identifying new business partners, marketing and presentations nationwide in Brazil, building a team of sales engineers and constructing a list of potential customers for the company. The profits and results were much better them expected.

Main responsibilities:

Bosch Telecom - Development Engineer
(February 1997 – February 1999)

Responsible for Hardware development of SDH Multiplexer equipment within an international project together with Bosch Telecom Germany and San Francisco Telecom Inc. Project Manager of new equipment that was la,unched in Brazil, an advanced broadband wireless access network solution from Bosch. The main responsibilities were organizing the marketing and the collocation of this product in the Latin-America market.

Independent Consultant - Germany
(November 1992 – February 1997)

Consulting and deployment of telecommunication services.

Hewlett-Packard - Sales Engineer
(January 1990 – November 1992)

Marketing and Sales Engineer at Hewlett-Packard from Brazil responsible to implement new laboratories and HP systems at Multinational companies installed in Latin America.

INPE – Instituto de Pesquisas Espaciais/ Institute for Applied Physic (University of Bern – Switzerland) - Electronic Engineer
(March 1984 – January 1990)

Very rich experience in the technical field of Electronics Engineering responsible for the development and design of new equipments for radio-engineering. At this time, came the opportunity to work in Switzerland and elaborate a successful partnership between Brazil and Switzerland.

Computer Skills: Conferences & Publications: