Contacts 2017-07-14T14:56:12+00:00



Tel: +1 (703) 444-2527


21495 Ridgetop Circle, Suite 201
Sterling, Virginia 20166


Wayne F. Nielsen
Wayne F. NielsenManaging Director
Mr. Nielsen has over 20 years of telecoms publishing experience and has developed and managed a number of industry magazines. He possesses a postgraduate Masters degree in International Relations, and Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics and Political Science from Central Michigan University. In 1991, he founded and published “Soundings”, a print magazine developed for then BT Marine. In 1998, he founded and published for SAIC the magazine, “Real Time”, the industry’s first electronic magazine with a mailing list was some 2500 submarine telecom contacts worldwide. He then founded and published the online magazine, “Submarine Telecoms Forum”, in 2001 with an expressed mission of creating an international forum for the expression of ideas and opinions pertaining to the submarine telecom industry. Subtel Forum is now in its 11th year of publication and the irrefutable “Voice of the Industry.” He has written a number of industry papers and articles over the years, and is the author of two published novels, Semblance of Balance (2002) and Snake Dancer’s Song (2004).

Tel: +1 (703) 444-2527

Christopher P. Noyes, CMP
Christopher P. Noyes, CMPConference Director
Mr. Noyes has 15 years of experience in executing full cycle marketing, event planning, project management, and customer support strategies in deadline-driven environments, and has been working for Submarine Telecoms Forum since 2016 as Conference Director. He has a talent for spearheading industry-recognized events designed to engage audiences, generate excitement, and drive market promotional events ranging from 20 to 25,000 attendees. He is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, and possesses a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certification from the Convention Industry Council.

Tel: +1 (703) 468-0554

Kristian F. Nielsen
Kristian F. NielsenBusiness Director
Kristian Nielsen literally grew up in the business since his first ‘romp’ on a BTM cableship in Southampton at age 5. He has been with Submarine Telecoms Forum for a little over 8 years; he is the originator of many products, such as the Submarine Cable Map, STF Today Live Video Stream, and the STF Cable Database. In 2013, Kristian was appointed Vice President and is now responsible for the vision, sales, and over-all direction and sales of SubTel Forum.

Tel: +1 (703) 444-0845