Russ Matulich is the Chief Executive Officer of RTI. Matulich is a proven leader with a strong track record leading and advising global telecommunications companies. Recently, Matulich served in a consulting role in the Asia Pacific region providing advisory services across a variety of areas including helping firms to evaluate proposed undersea cable builds, leading network acquisition negotiations, and executing undersea cable strategies.
Previously, from January 2002 to December 2010, Matulich was Managing Director, Asia Pacific Region for TE SubCom (formerly Tyco Telecommunications) where he and his team consistently outperformed their competitors, facilitating various cables between China and US, Japan and the US, inside of Asia and origination from Australia. Those cables were valued at approximately $2 billion and include TPE, Unity, PPC-1 and SJC. Matulich earned a bachelor’s degree in management and a master’s degree in business administration from St. Mary's College of California.