Mike Cunningham | Executive Chairman
Ireland-France Subsea Cable

Mike Cunningham, Executive Chairman, Ireland-France Subsea Cable

Mike Cunningham is a telecommunications entrepreneur focused on subsea cable and fibre network development.  He is currently Chairman of Ireland-France Subsea Cable, Chief Executive Officer of Crosslake Fibre and on the board of Quintillion Subsea.  

Previously, Mr. Cunningham was Chief Executive Officer of Arctic Fibre and President of Speak Telecom.  Prior roles in the investment industry include Management Consultant at Network Research, and Research Analyst at Northern Rivers Capital Management.  He has a Master of Finance degree from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Arts, Honors Political Science from the University of Western Ontario in addition to holding the Canadian Investment Manager designation.

Mike Cunningham is a telecommunications entrepreneur focused on subsea cable and fibre network development.  He is currently Chairman of Ireland-France Subsea Cable, Chief Executive Officer of Crosslake Fibre and on the board of Quintillion Subsea.  

Previously, Mr. Cunningham was Chief Executive Officer of Arctic Fibre and President of Speak Telecom.  Prior roles in the investment industry include Management Consultant at Network Research, and Research Analyst at Northern Rivers Capital Management.  He has a Master of Finance degree from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Arts, Honors Political Science from the University of Western Ontario in addition to holding the Canadian Investment Manager designation.

Appearances:



Submarine Networks Europe Day 1 @ 16:50

Finance: opportunities and challenges

  • Managing the costs of expanding the capacity and reach of networks
  • Ensuring returns on investment of new subsea projects
  • How new technologies are changing how operators monetise their networks
  • Financing new routes
  • New sources of funding entering the market

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