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OUR VISION FOR YOUR SUCCESS

DRG Undersea Consulting (DRG) is an advisory firm specializing in guiding clients through their investment in and development of international telecom infrastructure, with an emphasis on undersea fiber optic networks. Our team, established in 1999, has supported clients who are planning, procuring and managing the construction of new undersea networks in every region of the world. DRG is currently active with projects worldwide, including both transoceanic cables connecting continents across the world’s largest oceans and regional cables across smaller seas. DRG also continues to counsel investors across the globe by performing vital technical, commercial and market due diligence on their prospective international undersea investments and acquisitions.

DRG’s vision is to provide our clients with a unique blend of proven technical solutions, commercial guidance and project management skills needed to plan, design, develop, implement, operate and commercialize international undersea communications networks. We aim to be the best at offering guidance to network developers and their potential investors, which maximizes their opportunities through focused insights, modeling and analysis, and practical hands-on contributions – all while maintaining close coordination with our clients.

DRG is a member of the SubOptic Executive Committee, supports the planning of submarine cable conference programs throughout the globe (for events such as PTC, Submarine Networks World and SubOptic) and regularly chairs keynote panels at such sessions. Indeed, the DRG team is comprised of thought leaders in the subsea networks market who leverage their expertise to contribute to the future of the industry.

Our Leadership

Expertise in Project Development, Market, Commercial, Technical and Project Management

JOHN MARIANO

John Mariano has over 40 years experience in the telecommunications industry, specializing in planning, deployment…

ELAINE STAFFORD

Mrs. Stafford has been leading the development, engineering, implementation and sales of undersea fiber-optic cable system projects worldwide since the early 1980s…

STAN KRAMER

Stan Kramer has over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications & electronics industry, specializing in marketing & sales, procurement and manufacturing…

Expertise in Network Engineering, Transmission and Quality Assurance

JIM BARONI

Mr. Baroni has over 35 years of experience in the area of fiber optic system design and has worked for leading-edge R&D organizations within AT&T Bell Laboratories and RCA Laboratories’…

STEPHEN FITZPATRICK

Mr. Fitzpatrick has over 40 years experience in the telecommunications industry, specializing in planning, deployment and operation of undersea fiber systems…

Expertise in Route and Marine Engineering

PAUL GRANT

Paul Grant has been providing marine engineering solutions to the undersea telecommunications industry for nearly 20 years…

STEVE BLADEN

Steve Bladen has 35 years of experience in project management, in the defense, engineering and marine industries

MIKE MORECOMBE

Mike Morecombe has 30+ years of experience in the cable industry, having spent most of that time focused on undersea cable marine engineering…

Expertise in Project Planning, Management and Operations

ANTONIO ANTA

Antonio Anta has nearly 40 years of experience in the area of telecommunications and spent nearly the last 30 years working in the area of undersea cable networks…

GERALD TOURGEE

Having over 20 years experience Mr. Tourgee has supported clients in establishing new undersea networks through planning, development, re-use characterization, program management…

FRANK CUCCIO

Frank Cuccio brings over 30 years’ experience in the subsea cable marine engineering, operations and repair, as well as project management to DRG’s team…

Founder and Expert in Market Studies

DAVID ROSS

Since 1970, Mr. Ross has been at the forefront in developing international communications networks throughout the world…

OUR HISTORY

Decades of Valuable Experience

Since 1999, our clients have entrusted us with the development and realization of some of the world’s largest telecommunications networks. Our worldwide project experience is unmatched in the industry; our highly-qualified team has broad commercial, technical, management, procurement, marketing and sales expertise.

With a proven track record on systems around the world, we can significantly enhance your position in today’s rapidly evolving global communications market.