Wayne F. Nielsen
Wayne F. NielsenPublisher & President
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

Kristian F. Nielsen
Kristian F. NielsenVice President
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

Kieran Clark
Kieran ClarkLead Analyst
Kieran Clark is an Analyst for Submarine Telecoms Forum. He joined the company in 2013 as a Broadcast Technician to provide support for live event video streaming. In 2014, Kieran was promoted to Analyst and is currently responsible for the research and maintenance that supports the SubTel Forum International Submarine Cable Database; his analysis is featured in almost the entire array of SubTel Forum publications. He has 4+ years of live production experience and has worked alongside some of the premier organizations in video web streaming.

Tel: +1 (703) 468-1382


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Telephone: +1 (703) 444-0845
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Email: info@subtelforum.com