Silvio Albino is director of marketing & communications for the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology. Prior to his current position, he was senior manager of communications at United Technologies. Silvio served in positions of increasing responsibility at UTC’s Sikorsky, Otis and UTC Aerospace Systems (formerly Hamilton Sundstrand) business units, specializing in public relations and crisis communications. He has 20 years of corporate communications experience in engineering, manufacturing and environment, health & safety. Previously, Silvio worked for 18 years as an award-winning reporter, editor and leader at various publications in Connecticut, including Shore Line Newspapers, the New Haven Register and the Register Citizen. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Connecticut, attended Albertus Magnus College and was selected by UTC to attend Darden’s emerging leaders program at the University of Virginia.