Glenn Samala’s chops come from 20+ years in the technology and manufacturing space. His expertise ranges from Operations, to Global Business Development, to Product Marketing. Glenn has led organizations through the challenges that accompany huge organic growth, and the cultural challenges that come with strategic acquisitions. Prior to joining SparkFun, Glenn was Senior Director/General Manager of Global Business Development for Arrow Electronics. Do you know Arrow? They’re gigantic. Glenn’s responsibilities included Brazil operations, North American operations, enterprise sales and annuity services.
“After a comprehensive search and interview process, we are pleased to have found the best individual to assume leadership of SparkFun,” said Richard Parker, Director of Finance and CEO Hiring Committee member.
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