Gaston De Figueiredo


Operations in Latin America

Gaston leads Microsoft's commercial operations in Latin America, working closely with field, resellers, distributors and other partners to deliver outstanding experiences to customers. He was previously the leader of worldwide bids, contracts and compliance at Apple and before that held several sales, marketing and business development leadership positions at Sun Microsystems. He is a native Brazilian and started two companies in the computer and telecommunications systems integration markets.  Gaston holds a bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from University of Brasilia and a master’s in Computer Sciences from the Federal University of Santa Catarina. 

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