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.</p>
Among various projects and tasks within Axiom, Mr Thomine has participated to the following:
SEA-ME-WE 3 numerous upgrades
SEA-ME-WE 3 maintenance support
Atlas-Offshore (RFQ to RFPA)
AKORN (RFQ to RFPA)
Silphium (RFQ to start of implementation)
Americas-2 Upgrade#1 (QA and PM of the project)
Mr. Thomine received his joint graduate degree in Engineering from the EcolePolytechnique (x83) and the EcoleNationaleSupérieure des Télécommunications in Paris, France.