TiniFiber (Farmingdale, NY), a manufacturer of patented, micro armored fiber-optic cable solutions for diverse industry applications, has announced the appointment of Dion King, RCDD – Certified Electrical Engineer to the position of Strategic Accounts Representative, U.S. South East Region. In this role, King will leverage over 25 years of experience in structured cabling design, technical sales, technical training, and specific expertise in optical fiber systems. Previously, King had a successful career at Corning, spanning almost two decades.
According to TiniFiber vice president Barry Skolnick, “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dion King to the TiniFiber organization. Dion brings a wealth of technical application and fiber sales experience from his many years in the industry. From his start in the U.S. Navy and work with Hughes Aircraft in Okinawa, Japan, to his impressive career at Corning Cable, Dion has established himself as an integral team member to ensure mission success.”
During his 18 and a half year tenure with Corning, King served in multiples roles including that as global commercial training manager with Corning’s telecommunications business group, and as national private networks sales training manager, senior field sales engineer, and senior systems engineer with Corning Cable Systems.
Among King's many achievements while at Corning was his appointment to the President’s Sale Club (i.e., the company’s top 1% of sales teams) for four consecutive years; his effective salesmanship, leading to a tripling of sales and exceeding market growth in his territory by 11%; as well as generating numerous, high-level end user accounts.
Directly prior to joining TiniFiber, King served as a Communication Systems Engineer with Mayer Electric Supply Co., Inc., where he successfully drove increased profits across the company’s footprint, increasing demand for its DataCom products, as well as establishing a robust contractor training program. While in this role, King also broadened his distribution experience, complementing his manufacturer and installer expertise.
In addition to having earned the professional designations of Certified Electrical Engineer and Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD), King holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering with a Specialization in Optical Systems degree from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Georgia State University.
He resides in North Georgia, near Atlanta.