Chief Executive Officer - Axiom Fiber Networks
Felipe J. Alvarez has thirty years of telecommunications experience, the last fifteen of which were spent helping startups and new businesses grow. He has worked with such companies as Axiom Fiber Networks, Hibernia Networks, Sidera Networks (formerly RCN Metro), and Con Edison Communications, Inc. Presently, Mr. Alvarez serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Axiom Fiber Networks, which is located in Jersey City and serves New York City and the surrounding areas. With an extensive background in business, technology, global fiber networks, mission critical, and metropolitan fiber infrastructure, Mr. Alvarez offers expertise and a deep understanding of the complexities of deploying and operating a successful telecommunications network infrastructure.
At Hibernia Networks, Mr. Alvarez was responsible for developing and implementing the evolution of its global fiber network. As President & COO of Sidera Networks (formerly RCN Metro, the telecommunications business unit of RCN Corporation), Felipe spearheaded a variety of organic and acquisition-driven strategies. As a result, RCN Metro grew to $200M in annual revenues and 36% EBITDA, becoming a premier provider of tailored, high-capacity mission critical communications services to enterprise and service providers. While in the role of COO at Con Edison Communications Inc., Mr. Alvarez developed and led the team responsible for building a 175-mile metropolitan fiber network and lit-service infrastructure from a greenfield condition, notably securing contracts with companies such as the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and other Fortune 1000 companies.View the CEO Roundtables