Alfred Binford

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Solutions

Alfred Binford, a highly-experienced senior sales executive, serves as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Solutions for Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS). He is responsible for Sungard AS' worldwide sales, solution engineering and sales operations.

Alfred brings more than two decades of executive leadership experience in sales and business operations in the technology, outsourcing and telecommunications industries. He has significant experience leading large, global sales and sales operations teams. Notably, he has held executive leadership roles with Amdocs, Vodafone, Unisys and EDS, and earlier in his career at AT&T and Verizon.

At Amdocs, Alfred expanded the portfolio and accelerated growth of their consulting division. With Vodafone, he led his team to stronger go-to-market partnering and double-digit revenue growth. While at Unisys he led a significant turnaround for their $1 billion outsourcing business in North America.  He joined Sungard AS most recently from Pearson PLC where he served as Managing Director for Business Development within their North America unit.

Alfred earned a Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York, and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University.  During his career, he has enjoyed supporting community activities, including currently serving as a Trustee for Marygrove College in Detroit Michigan, where he was also formerly Chairman.