Andy Bax | Chief Operating Officer
Seaborn Networks

Andy Bax, Chief Operating Officer, Seaborn Networks

Andy previously served as Head of Regional Submarine Networks at Global Marine Systems, a preeminent subsea cable installation company.

Prior to Global Marine, Andy was an early member of Global Crossing’s Network Team, where he brought into service all of Global Crossing’s submarine networks, and he led engineering and implementation of network upgrades and provisioning of customer circuits on the global submarine network. He also led planning, construction, and operation of Global Crossing’s global NOC.

Andy began his submarine telecom career with FLAG (FEA Submarine System), where he was responsible for the successful commissioning and bringing into service of all 15 segments of the Europe to Asia submarine system and for the centralized management of the entire system from the FNOC in Fujairah, UAE.

Most recently, Andy led the project management for a new 1,240 km submarine fiber optic cable system linking Trinidad, Guyana and Suriname.

Andy served in the Royal Air Force where he received a degree in Electronic Engineering and Aerospace Studies, and thereafter entered the telecom industry with NYNEX in the UK.


Submarine Networks Europe Day 1 @ 09:00

The evolution of the subsea industry

  • New drivers of demand
  • How are content providers changing the subsea cable industry?
  • How new industry players are changing business models for cable construction
  • The effect of connecting new PoPs on network planning
  • How new technologies are changing the industry: SDN, NFV, cloud

Submarine Networks Europe Day 1 @ 12:00


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