Managing Partner, The David Ross Group (DRG), Inc.
Ms. Stafford has been involved in the planning, development, design, engineering, and implementation of undersea fiber-optic cable system projects worldwide since the early 1980s. Since joining DRG, Elaine has been advising and supporting clients with feasibility studies, business plans, partnership agreements, network procurement and project implementation of projects across the globe - most notably including PCCS, SEACOM, TE-North, MedCable and TWA.
Elaine's unique blend of project, commercial and technical expertise grew out of her previous positions at Tyco Telecom, AT&T Submarine Systems and at AT&T Bell Laboratories, with executive and engineering responsibilities spanning business development, global sales, project management, network engineering, product management, and R&D.
Ms. Stafford holds a BSEE from Union College and an MSEE from Stanford University. She has been an avid supporter of SubOptic and at the 2013 conference, was honored by their recognition of her contributions.
Submarine Cable Workshop: Waves of Change! (Second Session)
Sunday, 17 January 2016