Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Nicholas Koopalethes (Nick) is the Chief Executive Officer of Global Broadband Solutions (GBS), and one of the Company’s three co-founders. GBS was formed in 1998, and since that time Nick has served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. In June 2016 he was appointed CEO. He has over 35 years of experience in all aspects of global telecommunications management and engineering. Nick is a Subject Matter Expert and Principal Advisor to numerous Senior Managers, Chief Engineers, Project Managers, and Military Officers concerning the planning, design, financing, implementation, and operations of advanced terrestrial and submarine fiber optic cable systems, and also high-speed satellite systems. Nick is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), and the Project Management Institute (PMI). Nick holds a BS Electrical Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. He has completed graduate level studies at Baruch College, School of Business and Public Administration, and is a graduate of the Public Affairs Institute. Nick also holds an FCC Amateur Radio License.