Chief Executive Officer & Founder
The David Ross Group

David Ross, Founder and President, has over 30 years experience in telecommunications technology and its commercial applications, with a primary focus on undersea fiber optic networks. Prior to founding the David Ross Group, Mr. Ross was Managing Director of Strategic Marketing at Tyco Submarine Systems Ltd. from 1997 through 1999, where he was responsible for advising Tyco's clients and top executives on strategies to benefit from new trends and opportunities in the undersea fiber-optic industry. In this role, Before his tenure at Tyco, Mr. Ross was Executive Director of Technical Marketing at AT&T submarine Systems Inc. from 1992 to 1997. During this period of worldwide liberalization in the telecommunications sector and rapid growth in undersea fiber-optic system technology, Mr. Ross was responsible for developing emerging markets for regions such as Africa. Here, he spent several years on the Africa-One development team, working with numerous African telecom carriers, regional satellite authorities, and equipment providers, developing a total network solution incorporating undersea, satellite and terrestrial fiber solutions. Prior to this, Mr. Ross was a senior manager of technological development in Bell Laboratories from 1970 to 1992. His work included pioneering efforts in the application of new fiber optic technologies to the challenges of international communications - both for government and commercial application. He has been involved in numerous government, military, and commercial communication projects. His accomplishments have been recognized in several patents and many publications, and he has been an invited speaker at conferences and seminars worldwide.