New WFN Strategies Projects Manager Takes the Helm

WFN Strategies, a leading submarine cable engineering firm, has announced and welcomes industry veteran Hector Hernandez as Projects Manager.Press Release
October 15, 2018

Sterling, Virginia – WFN Strategies, a leading submarine cable and telecommunications engineering firm, is proud to announce and welcome industry veteran Hector Hernandez as Projects Manager.

“Hector Hernandez is an outstanding addition to our WFN Strategies team, as he brings a deep blend of knowledge and experience to ensure we continue to offer our clients superior quality of service and value,” said Wayne Nielsen, Managing Director of WFN Strategies.

Hernandez will be responsible for the management of various submarine cable projects for Commercial, Governmental and Oil & Gas clients.

He joins the WFN Strategies team with more than 20 years of experience, including 12 years in Alaska, supporting Alaska Communications and later Quintillion Subsea Holdings, both of which are located in Anchorage. His experience includes subsea cable system implementations, program/project management, planning, engineering, product development and operations.

Hernandez’s experience and talents will be indispensable as WFN Strategies’ business continues its expansion into the arctic region and beyond.

He has had success utilizing Waterfall, Agile, PMI and Mixed project management methodologies to align company resources and achieve strategic goals. He will be managing WFN Strategies’ PM 2.0 Project Management system, which provides an exceptional, best-of-industry framework for accomplishing the development and execution of complex telecoms projects, while meeting or exceeding applicable Project Management Professional® (PMP®) requirements and standards.

Hernandez is trained and well versed in PMP® with practical experience and knowledge in ICT (Information & Communications Technology), including data networking/hosting, information technologies, fiber optic and wireless networks/services. Hernandez has extensive experience developing, managing and leading multi-functional teams; problem solving under pressure, quality assurance, risk management and effective communications across all business units, including executive management and clients.

About WFN Strategies:

WFN Strategies ( is an ISO 9001:2015 certified designer and implementer of submarine fiber cable systems for commercial, governmental and oil & gas companies throughout the world. WFN Strategies designs, engineers and implements submarine optical cable systems for commercial, governmental and oil and gas clients, which have utilized repeatered and unrepeatered technologies, and have been transoceanic, regional, or festoon in scope. WFN Strategies has been involved with all aspects of implementing telecommunications systems and Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) – from feasibility studies through capital budgeting to engineering, purchasing, and installation to commissioning and testing.