Marcio Tiago

Country Director – Brazil

Marcio Tiago is Country Director of Brazil for Yahsat, the UAE based satellite communications company.

Marcio joined Yahsat in November 2014. He has more than twenty years’ experience of the Brazilian telecoms industry, having previously served as the CTO of Intelig Telecom, Brazil’s regional broadband and voice services provider.

Marcio has also worked in Private Equity, and his track record in telecoms enabled him to play a key part in sourcing several transactions in the sector. Most recently, he was Regional Engineering and Solutions Director in Brazil for global networks operator Ciena.

At Yahsat, Marcio will play a leading role in building up Yahsat’s presence in this important new market. He will be focusing on both consumer and corporate markets, developing opportunities to demonstrate the unique Ka band capabilities of the YahClick suite of broadband products ahead of the launch of Yahsat’s third satellite Al Yah 3.

Marcio studied Telecoms Engineering at Brazil’s Instituto Nacional de Telecomunicações in Santa Rita do Sapucaí, Minas Gerais. He also holds an MBA in Marketing from the Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing in São Paolo.