Managing Partner, The David Ross Group (DRG)
Mrs. Stafford has been leading the development, engineering, implementation and sales of undersea fiber-optic cable system projects worldwide since the early 1980s. Most recently Ms. Stafford has advised DRG clients with due-diligence analysis, feasibility studies, business plans, planning, engineering, procurement management and project management for projects in the Americas, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia- including AAE-1, PCCS, SEA-US, SEACOM, TE-North, MedCable and TWA. Elaine has a unique blend of project, commercial and technical expertise.
Prior to joining DRG, Ms. Stafford was an executive at Tyco Telecom, AT&T Submarine Systems and at AT&T Bell Laboratories with responsibilities spanning business development, global sales, project management, network engineering, product management, system design, system test, and the development of terminal equipment (hardware and software) for undersea networks.
Ms. Stafford holds a BSEE from Union College and an MSEE from Stanford University. She has been recognized by SubOptic for her contributions to the industry.
Submarine Cable Workshop 2: The Many Keys to Global Network Security
Sunday, 15 January 2017