Sydor Instruments announced the appointment of Daniel Rao as Account Executive: Aerospace & Defense. Rao has more than 14 years of experience in both the commercial and government communications and electronics industries. He has a solid record of achievement and demonstrated success driving multimillion-dollar program growth, while providing award-winning sales leadership in highly competitive technical markets. His diverse professional experience includes program management, product development, and sales management.
Prior to joining Sydor Instruments, Rao was a Business Development Manager at Harris Corporation’s RF Communications Division where he spearheaded an entrepreneurial team focused on expanding the division’s product portfolio outside its traditional markets. This growth initiative led to the introduction of a new family of products designed for US government customers.
Prior to his work with Harris, Rao was the Director of Business Development at Phoenix Systems Corporation, a wireless communications equipment and services provider. He was instrumental in the development of the company’s business strategy and growth, and successfully increased company sales into both commercial and government industries.
Rao has a BS in Environmental Science from SUNY College at Brockport, and holds numerous certifications and awards for sales excellence.