Wayne F. Nielsen
Wayne F. NielsenManaging Director
Wayne Nielsen has over 20 years of telecoms publishing experience and has developed and managed several industry magazines. He possesses a postgraduate Master’s 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. He then founded and published the online magazine, “Submarine Telecoms Forum,” in 2001. He has written several 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
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Christopher P. Noyes, CMP
Christopher P. Noyes, CMPDirector Event Management
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
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Kristian F. Nielsen
Kristian F. NielsenBusiness Director
Kristian Nielsen has over 9 years of publishing and management experience and has been working for Submarine Telecoms Forum since 2008 as Business Manager. In 2013, he was promoted to Vice President and is responsible for all SubTel Forum product roll-out, sales strategy, administration and management. Under his direction, Submarine Telecoms Forum’s readership has grown from less than 4,000 bi-monthly readers, to over 75,000 every month. He literally grew up in the business since his first ‘romp’ on a BTM cableship in Southampton at age 5. Professionally, he has supported various international telecoms projects with accounting administration, and is the originator of many of SubTel Forum’s current products and services.

Tel: +1 (703) 444-0845
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Tel: +1 (703) 444-2527
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