Globalizing Your Business at Any Level
Listen to interview with host Eric Dye & guest Sean Bergin discuss the following:
- How does APTelecom achieve global reach & attract a global client base”?
- APTelecom has a global client base, largely in emerging markets. What’s the benefit of focusing on those particular markets”?
- With clients spread out across the globe, how do you manage client relationships with a relatively small team”?
- Does APTelecom have a CSR program?
- How far into the future does APTelecom plan or have a roadmap for?
Sean Bergin is based in APTelecom’s Asian headquarters in Cambodia. Bergin has been instrumental in building APTelecom into a globally recognized leader in telecom and fiber consulting, elevating from a start-up business to an award-winning global organization which has generated over US $195 million in sales for clients.
Under Bergin’s leadership, APTelecom has been named the Sales Team of the Year by the Global Customer Sales and Service Awards, Silver Winner in the 10th Annual 2015 Hot Companies, Bronze Winner for the Best in Biz Awards 2015 International, and a Silver Award winner of the 2014 Fastest-Growing Company EMEA by the Best in Biz Awards. Bergin has also spearheaded many of APTelecom’s charitable initiatives, including its signature “State of Subsea” series, which is a 501c charity organization whose proceeds are donated to select global non-profit organizations.
Bergin has significant management experience at both national and international levels at Telstra, BT and Hutchison. Bergin has also served as Director of Sales for Australia Japan Cable, an international wholesale submarine cable system linking Australia and Japan. Sean is highly experienced with complex, high value, deals. Bergin has covered, lived, and resided in a multitude of primary and emerging markets across Asia, the Middle East, Australia and Europe. Along with APTelecom Co-Founder and CEO Eric Handa, Bergin has generated over half a billion dollars in sales for clients throughout his career.
Bergin is an Advisory Board Member for Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC), and is a frequent speaker and panelist within the ICT sector. Bergin is a MBA graduate from the Australian Graduate Management Consortium. He is proficient in Thai.