Account Manager - US (West Coast)
Bianka joined Fibercore in November 2013 and is based out of Fremont CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Bianka brings more than 15 years of technical sales experience and sales management in the fiber optic industry. Bianka was born and raised in Monterey County where she attended Gavilan College. She later relocated to Silicon Valley and became certified in Information Technology Systems installation and pursued a degree in Communications studies at Ohlone College. At her previous role as Sales Manager, she worked for GC Technologies for 12 years and managed a global sales team of 28 people. GCT’s main focus was Military, Bio-Medical, Aerospace, Broadcast, Telecom, Mining and other harsh environment applications. These different markets used a variety of specialty fibers for which VTI developed custom fan out designs and all-mechanical connectorization processes. Specialty products from GCT/VTI included multicore fiber fan outs, DWDM modules for PON/GPON systems, emergency cable repair kits for Aerospace/Military TFOCA projects, and other passive components for telecom applications.
Prior to joining GCTech, Bianka worked for GN Netcom as an Executive Account Manager in San Jose, California. In her various roles of sales management, Bianka has a proven track record and has been successful in highly technical commercial sales of fiber optic and opto-electronic components. Being bilingual in Spanish has enabled her to set up International Distribution channels in Latin American markets. In her spare time, Bianka enjoys kayaking, dirt bike riding and learning about other cultures.