Sandro Tavares

Head of Cloud Marketing


Sandro Tavares has more than 20 years of international experience in the telecom industry, having the past 15 years working within the Nokia family of companies. He has held key roles that have been integral in shaping the latest evolutionary steps in the mobile industry and communicating these advances to Nokia service provider customers.
At Nokia, Tavares has served in sales and marketing positions, working in Brazil, Argentina, Finland and the U.S. He is currently Head of Cloud Marketing and leads a global team focused on promoting Nokia’s solutions that help service providers through the transformational steps to implement 5G. The team also positions Nokia as the partner of choice for the service provider journey to cloud computing and digital transformation.
Previously, he served as Head of Business Development for Telco Cloud in the Americas, overseeing Nokia’s sales and business development activities for the telco cloud and data center infrastructure in the region.
Tavares is a sought-after industry speaker, presenting on such industry developments as NFV, cloud and 5G. He has also published opinion articles in several specialized media outlets. His current topics of technical interest include NFV, subscriber data management, data center infrastructure and VoLTE/VoWiFi.
Tavares holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Universidade de Brasilia and an executive MBA from Fundacao Dom Cabral in Brazil.