CV, Telecom Chief Technical Officer, Manager Targeting Spain

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 22215

Skills keywords: networks, project management, satcoms, telecommunications
Short Bio:

Telecommunication Engineer graduating from the University Carlos III of Madrid. Since 2008, I'm responsible for the IP infrastructure of several VSAT hubs from STM, and for the development and establishment of new satellite services based on STM technology, becoming CTO in September 2010. I took control of the Sales Operations and the Service Delivery are on Mobility. On August 2014 I was designated as General Manager for the Spanish office in Madrid, keeping as well my responsibilities as Product Manager

Current location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain - View on map
Nationality: Spanish
Preferred Sector of Employment:  IT and Technology
Spoken languages: english, spanish
Location I am interested in working: spain


Regular Education:


Telecommunication Engineering E.T.S. of Carlos III University of Madrid (UCIIIM) (5-years education).
2-year Specialization in Networks and Systems.
Better grades obtained in Telecommunications Systems, Radiofrequency Laboratory, Regulations and Telecommunications Policy, Sectorial Telematics and Digital Signal Processing Laboratory.
Senior Thesis: Study, design y construction of a broadband log-periodic dipole array.
Grade: Distinction.

EGB, BUP y COU Nuestra Señora del Pilar School.
Average grade of 8.0


March 2015
Financial Workshop for non-financial Executives.

Workshop with a practical approach through case studies and exercises learning to handle different accounting concepts and perform basic financial statement analysis and investment projects.

July 2003
III European Summer School on Telecommunications.

WLAN: Standards Overview and Deployment.

Seminar taught at the University of Cantabria on wireless technologies with the participation of different companies, as well as professors from this university and the University Carlos III.


Spanish Native

English High level, both spoken and written. Both, my university grade and my professional environment since 2007 were developed mainly in English language. PII level of Carlos III of Madrid University, recognize as 4th year of the English Official Language School.

Career Summary

August 2014 – February 2015

Position: General Manager Spain and Product Manager for Mobility Services

Madrid office management in charge of more than 30 people, coordinating and handling all the processes related to mobility satellite services, specially the ones for the maritime environment, from pre-sales and solution engineering, to delivery and deployment, including systems installation, logistics and support.

I was also in charge of the mobility product development, especially for our Maritime and Oil & Gas businesses areas, defining solutions oriented to value-added services and crew welfare solutions.

October 2010 – August 2014

Position: Chief Technical Officer

Management of the technical team in charge of pre-sales, engineering, definition, development and deployment of new solutions and services. In 2011, STM SPAIN changed its commercial name to GLOBAL IP, expanding our portfolio not only our own STM technology, based on DVB-RCS2 and DVB-S2 open standards, but also providing “door-to-door” solutions including third-party satellite communications technologies and terrestrial services, deploying our own global MPLS network.

I was also responsible for the development of our product portfolio for the maritime communications environment, providing VSAT communications services to 300+ vessels worldwide, both in Ku and C band, offering also vertical services over the satellite link like telephony over IP, GSM, Hotspot infrastructures on board and crew welfare packages. In September 2013, EMERGING MARKETS COMMUNICATIONS acquired STM GROUP, where I continued my job as Product Manager for Mobility Services.

July 2008 – October 2010
Company: STM SPAIN, S.A.

Position: Head of Services and IP Infrastructure

Manager of Engineering, Operations, Terrestrial Networking and Satellite Networking, as well as leading the creation and implementation of the new products and services inside the company.

July 2007 – July 2008
Company: STM SPAIN, S.A.

Position: Broadband Services Engineer

I was incorporated to the company since its founding as Broadband Services Engineer, developing products and services this company offered around the world and maintaining my participation with the development of broadband services via satellite under the DVB-RCS standard in high-speed trains, boats and transportable units.

May 2004 – June 2007
Company: HISPASAT, S.A.

Position: Broadband Infrastructure Engineer

Beginning of my professional experience as operator of the earth station at Ruta Quetzal 2004 and incorporated in early 2005 to the Broadband Services Department. During that period, I participated in projects of different nature highlighting my association from the beginning to the development of broadband services in high speed trains, mobile broadband services and transportable earth stations. Also I was responsible for the satellite communications infrastructure for the 2005 and 2006 Spanish Vuelta Ciclista and the Ruta Quetzal communications in 2005, 2006 and 2007. I have participated actively in the Spanish forum of Digital Television and I have written several articles for SatLabs and Telecom R&D Spanish forum. I also gave engineering support for DVB-RCS networks at HISPASAT and AmerHis of Amazonas both in Europe and America.

Published Articles

• Sebastián Catolfi-Salvoni, V. González, C. Martín, Daniel Segovia Vargas, “Diseño De Un Array Log-Periódico de Dipolos de Banda Ancha (LPBDA).” XXII Simposium Nacional de la Unión Científica Internacional de Radio, Tenerife, September 2007.

• Sebastián Catolfi-Salvoni, R. Sánchez, E. de Frías, E. Alonso, J. A. Guerra, “Evolución a DVB-RCS-MOBILE. Implicaciones en el segmento espacial y terreno de la incorporación de DVB-RCS al Servicio Móvil por Satélite.” Telecom I+D 2005, Madrid, November 2005.

• Sebastián Catolfi-Salvoni, R. Sánchez, J. A. Guerra, “Evolution to DVB-RCS-MOBILE: Ground and Space segments implications of DVB-RCS in Satellite Mobile Services.” SatLabs, Noordwijk, October 2005.