Jean-Baptiste Thomine


Founder and CTO


More than 32 years

Jean-Baptiste has more than 32 years experience in the submarine cable business.

Between 1988 and 1998, Jean-Baptiste was a member of the FT-CNET applied research department dedicated to submarine systems, where he participated in the design of the latest generations of optical submarine systems, specialising in modelisation and simulation of long-haul WDM optical transmission using optical amplifiers, including soliton technology. In the same period, Mr. Thomine also provided technical follow-up and quality assurance management of several cable projects. Mr. Thomine is the author or co-author of six patents.

Jean-Baptiste was heavily involved in the SEA-ME-WE 3 project, where he participated in the technical design of the cable network and subsequently chaired both the Technical Working Group and the Commissioning Working Group, while managing the Project QA team.

Among various projects and tasks within AXIOM, Mr Thomine has participated to the following:

Mr. Thomine received his joint graduate degree in Engineering from the École Polytechnique (x83) and the École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications in Paris, France.