Executive Team

FPT’s leadership team has significant industry knowledge, experienced in international wholesale business,
and maintains vast global relationships to support.

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Chairman & President

Luiz Fuschini

Mr. Luiz Fuschini is the Chairman & President and is responsible for leading the development and execution of the Company’s long term strategy with a view to creating shareholder value. Luiz Fuschini also acts as a direct liaison between the Board and management of the Company and communicates to the Board on behalf of management. Luiz has more than 20 years in the telecommunication industry and has worked in multinational companies in Europe and large organizations in South America. Luiz graduated from UNIBO – University degli Studi di Bologna in Engineering of Telecommunications, also hold MBA from London South Bank University, INSEAD Business School  and Harvard Business School in Executive Education.

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CEO

Samir Auedd

Mr. Samir Auedd came the CEO of FPT in August 2017 with 8 years experience as a CBOT bond trader, where he also served as Co-Vice Chairman of the 30-year bond pit committee.  Mr. Auedd is responsible for maintaining awareness of both the external and internal competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customers, markets, new industry developments and standards, and so forth. Also, looking at potential acquisitions or the sale of the company under circumstances that will enhance shareholder value. Mr. Auedd holds a BS in Finance from the Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and did his master’s work in Science in Financial Economics at Columbia University in New York City.

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CLO

Nathan T. Williams

Nathan joins FPT since 2016

Nathan received his Masters of Law from the University of Hong Kong, where he focused on international trade and investment. He earned the degree of Juris Doctor from Thomas Cooley Law School where he was Articles Editor for the Law Review and a Constitutional Law Teaching Assistant. While in Lansing, Nathan also clerked for then Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Bill Schutte, now Michigan’s Attorney General.

Before earning his law degree and during his legal studies, Nathan taught a variety of subjects to various groups of students in Michigan and Shanghai, China and traveled extensively in Europe and Asia.

Admitted to the Bar: 2007, New York. Admitted to the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Sixth Circuits and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of New York. Education: Grand Valley State University (B.S. 1999); Thomas Cooley Law School (J.D. cum laude, 2005); University of Hong Kong (LL.M., 2006).

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COO

Mark Sparger

Mark Sparger serves as the Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for overseeing the company’s sales strategy, client relationship management, network, IT, and technology organizations.  In addition, responsibilities include business strategy development, network operations, corporate performance, and partnerships.  Mark is an international business veteran working in the telecommunications sector more than 20 years.  Mark has managed large scale organizations within the financial and telecommunication industries serving in various senior level positions across multiple disciplines.  Mark holds a BSM and is currently completing his MBA at Virginia Tech.

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Chief Strategy Officer and VP Government Affairs

Cintia Hullen

As the CSO and VP of Government Affairs for FPT, Cintia Hullen focuses on strategies and business planning for FPT’s distribution, IT and new business efforts in the U.S. and Europe. She is based out of the Reston office. Cintia joined FPT in 2016 as the senior vice president, client management for marketing communication, where she fostered and managed IT and business relationships. A travel industry veteran, Cintia previously held several positions in South America – Brazil to a large Brazilian magazine company. There she led its corporate strategic planning, pricing, market research, usability lab and innovation disciplines. Cintia holds an MBA with honors from London School 0f Business – LSB and BA in economics from PUC University Brazil.

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CMO

Alessandra Rigos

Over 21 years of marketing experience in capital markets focused on brand positioning, global media, public relations, and communications for domestic and foreign investors.  Specialist in brand repositioning and consulting firms on investment strategies.  As CMO, Ms. Rigos will be responsible for marketing, strategic planning, market analysis, public relations, and corporate communication plans. Graduated in Theology, Arts and She is constantly adding knowledge in her professional career, holding different courses and specializations; such as business and entrepreneurship at Pennsylvania University, VC&PE at Università Bocconi, Negotiations at University of Michigan and Conscious Capitalism at Insper.
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CTO

Wilson Biancalana

Wilson Biancalana serves as CTO. Responsible for the execution of the pertinent activities in the technical / operational area. Acting from the initial project to the delivery of the solution duly homologated to the FPT’s customer. The Technical teams of Viability, Project and After-Sales Support, respond directly to him. Professional, working in the telecommunications area for more than 20 years, specializes in the development of large-scale data transport projects. During his professional life, he always tried to develop innovative solutions and with new technologies for the challenges imposed. Graduated in Anhembi Morumbi / SP College, in addition to several courses and specializations directly linked to the Telecommunications area.

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