Andrés MaderoCTO - Latinoamérica y Caribe, Infinera
Andres Madero is the Chief Technology Officer for Latin America & Caribbean at Infinera. He is responsible for engaging with service providers in the region, providing them with a unique perspective on industry trends while demonstrating the business value of Infinera’s leading-edge portfolio of networking solutions that span long-haul, submarine, data center interconnect, and metro transport applications.
Andres has had a distinguished networking career with extensive experience and expertise in Layer 0-3 technologies and network architectures, from both a vendor and a service provider standpoint. He has over a decade of experience working closely with service providers helping them design next-generation networks across several countries in Latin America. Previously, Andres was Vice President of Engineering and Business Development at Raisecom, overseeing the company’s operations in the Americas. Prior to leading the engineering team at Raisecom, he worked at Liberty Latin America Networks across different business areas including optical transmission, network architecture, and field and operations. He serves as a Cochair for MEF and as ONF’s Cluster Lead for LATAM. In 2021 he was selected as HiTEC50, award given to the top 50 most influential executives in the technology sector for Latin America and Spain.
Andres holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Universidad del Norte, Colombia, and a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Phoenix, U.S.