Brent Horwitz - Senior VP and General Manager, MTN Cruise & Ferry Services
Brent Horwitz brings more than 20 years of global sales and executive management experience to his role as senior vice president and general manager of MTN’s cruise and ferry services business. He is responsible for providing strategic direction and leading the company’s continued growth in providing comprehensive satellite communications solutions, including turnkey Internet cafes, innovative crew calling solutions and global television services to cruise ships and ferries around the world.
Horwitz joined MTN in 1999 as executive sales manager responsible for the cruise industry. He was promoted to director of sales in 2001, where he led MTN’s expansion in the offshore oil and gas markets, and was elevated to vice president of sales in January 2006, further diversifying the company into the commercial shipping and mega-yacht sectors. Horwitz advanced to senior vice president in January 2009. During his tenure, the MTN cruise and ferry services business has grown to serve approximately 80 percent of the world’s leading cruise ships.
Prior to joining MTN, he served in various sales and management roles for Onboard Media, a custom media company focused on the cruise and leisure travel markets, and Merchandising Associates, a leading hospitality industry consulting firm.
Horwitz holds a BA in government and politics from the University of Maryland at College Park and an MBA in entrepreneurship from Nova Southeastern University.