Paul Gabla | Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
Alcatel Submarine Networks | France

Paul Gabla, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Alcatel Submarine Networks

Paul Gabla is Chief Sales & Marketing Officer of Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) since September 2016. 
Paul is a highly respected executive with over 28 years’ experience in the Telecommunications, Aerospace and Defence industries. 
Prior to coming back to ASN, where he worked until the early 2000s, Paul has been Vice President, Asia Pacific for former Alcatel’s Optical Networking division, and has also held senior management roles in Sales & Marketing at Alcatel Alenia Space, Thales and Rockwell Collins.

Paul is a graduate of ‘Ecole Polytechnique’ (Paris) and ‘Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications’ (Paris).


Day One @ 09:20

Keynote Panel: Looking towards the future of the subsea cable industry

  • Meeting global capacity demando As the world continues to consume increasing amounts of data driving the demand for bandwidth, can the submarine cable industry meet the infrastructure needs of the digital economy? How sustainable is the infrastructure growth rate?o Which routes/regions will see an increase in new builds and bandwidth consumption?
  • Changing profile of system ownership and customer baseo With the growing presence of internet content and cloud service giants, what does this mean for carriers and the traditional business models?o How will new demands change the ownership economics and how owners are buying from suppliers? How will this shape contracting models?
last published: 24/Sep/18 11:15 GMT

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