Boston. June 2, 2021 – Seaborn Networks (“Seaborn”), a leading developer-owner-operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, announced today the appointment of Eric Brooks as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, North America. Eric will lead Seaborn’s North America sales organization, channel and marketing strategies.
Eric comes to Seaborn from network solutions provider Zayo Group where he was Senior Vice President of Sales for seven years. In that role Eric managed global teams in multiple areas including sales, marketing, channel and engineering. Prior to Zayo, Eric was Sales Director at Level 3 Communications focused on the large enterprise market including media, content and gaming segments.
“I have known Eric over the last 10 years and am excited to add him in a critical role to our executive team,” said Steve Orlando, Seaborn’s CEO. “Eric’s strategic leadership, business acumen and market reputation will be an invaluable addition to Seaborn as we continue to grow our world class subsea networks and global IP peering relationships.”
Seaborn is a leading developer-owner-operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems addressing global communications needs across the Americas, including Seabras-1 and AMX-1 between Brazil and the USA. Seabras-1 is the only direct POP to POP system between São Paulo and New York metro, offering the most direct, low latency route between the B3 exchange in São Paulo and the trading exchanges of New Jersey. Seaborn’s industry leading service delivery and performance combined with our IP and Ethernet service offerings broadens our solutions driven approach and commitment to always exceeding the service expectations of our customers. For more information, please visit www.seabornnetworks.com and follow us on LinkedIn.
Naaz Bax, Head of Marketing
Seaborn atends global communications needs in the Americas, providing Transport, Ethernet Private Line and IP services. Unique among independent cable operators, Seaborn fully operates and maintains its subsea and land-based cable infrastructure. POPs, Terrestrial Backhaul and Cable Landing Station of submarine cables are owned by Seaborn. Seaborn’s team has designed, built and operated more submarine cable systems than any other telecommunications team, including more than 75 Cable Landing Stations, 250 global POPs and 250,000 km of submarine fiber optic cables. Visit www.seabornnetworks.com for more information or follow us on LinkedIn.
Kai Honda, Manager of Sales Operations and Marketing