Shanghai, March 13, 2020 - Quectel Wireless Solutions, a leading global supplier of cellular and GNSS modules has today announced the appointment of Alexander Bufalino as their Vice President of Marketing. He brings with him a wealth of experience in both IoT and marketing and will be a key driver of Quectel's future sales strategy and thought leadership.
Alex joined Siemens in 1998 where he swiftly identified the opportunity of applying potential IoT use cases to vertical industries, with this model later becoming a highly successful strategic line of business. In 2005, he joined Telit as Head of Global Marketing, progressing quickly to CMO. During his time at Telit, Alex built the brand globally and launched innovative marketing vehicles such as the hugely successful telit2market magazine, read by over 1 million engineers worldwide. In addition to this, Alex managed strategic account sales and was personally responsible for the onboarding and development of some of the company's biggest global accounts. Recently he gained extensive MVNO experience as SVP of Sales for KORE Wireless and as Co-founder and Managing Director of 1NCE.
"I am extremely honored and excited to be joining the world's number one IoT module team. Quectel's rapid global growth can be attributed to continuous innovation and an unrivaled portfolio backed up by excellent support services. I am eager to work with this energetic and mission-focused team to share its goals, values, qualities and innovation throughout the world to establish Quectel as the leading global IoT brand," said Alexander Bufalino, VP of Marketing, Quectel.
"Alex is an outstanding pioneer and talented marketer in the cellular module industry. I am delighted that he will be joining our senior management team at a time when Quectel continues to experience extraordinary growth and business success," said Norbert Muhrer, President and CSO, Quectel. "Quectel is now an undisputed global leader in cellular module shipments and revenue, and it is important that we establish a widely recognized brand and foresee the technical and application trends of the IoT industry. I believe Alex will take Quectel to the next-level of success on the marketing front with his rich experience, proven track record and industry influence, and thus further accelerate our business expansion."
Quectel Wireless Solutions Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 603236.SS) is the leading global supplier of cellular and GNSS modules, with a broad product portfolio covering the most recent wireless technologies of 5G, LTE/LTE-A, NB-IoT/LTE-M, UMTS/HSPA(+), GSM/GPRS and GNSS. As a professional IoT technology developer and cellular module supplier, Quectel is able to provide one-stop services for IoT cellular modules. Quectel products have been widely applied in IoT/M2M fields including smart payment, telematics and transport, smart energy, smart cities, security, wireless gateways, industry, healthcare, agriculture, and environment monitoring. For more information or to learn more, visit Quectel's website, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter pages.