Years of experience
Hugo E. Almeida Jr., has over 24 years’ experience in the Technology and Communication sectors. His specialization and expertise has been in International Business with a strong focus on servicing the Latin American Markets. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technology from Kean University.
Prior to ABItronix, he had very successful Sales Management roles for some of the top fortune 100 companies, assisting in continuous growth within his region of responsibility. He was the Latin American Regional Sales Manager for Matsushita Electric Works (today Panasonic Electric Works Corp. of America) through 1998 and up through 2003, held the Global Sales Account Manager roles for both Lucent Technologies and Avaya, Inc. In 2003 he took on the role of President / CEO for ABItronix, LLC where he continues to lead his team with great Leadership, Vision, Passion and Direction.
Hugo continues to be a Guest Speaker at many International Round Table meetings, has presented “Latin America Business and Markets” abroad, speaking to the Executive Board of Matsushita in Osaka, Japan, honorable guest speaker at the 10th Anniversary of "Lideres a Lideres" en Quito, Ecuador as well as to many different Corporations, Executive Directors, Government Officials and Entrepreneurs throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
He has served on the Board of Directors as Treasurer for the Morris County Hispanic-American Chamber of Commerce (MCHACC). He is also a member in good standing with the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and several different Technology Organizations. He prides himself on Mentoring Young Entrepreneurs and Students and continues to sit on the Judging Panel of Directors for the Annual Scholarship Applicants for Org. Juventud Ecuatoriana based in New York.
Hugo's understanding of how global enterprises operate outside of the United States, how business transactions are done, how export companies work, customs knowledge in Latin America, payments, local transportations and fluctuating economies have made him a true expert in these fields.