Pete Barletto, Jr.

Pete Barletto, Jr.

Director and Chief Operating Officer


Pete Barletto joined the OOI Regional Scale Nodes program in May 2007 after many years in the submarine cable segment of the telecommunications industry. While working for Tyco Telecommunications, Barletto was responsible for the planning, implementation and operation of a global network consisting of ten submarine cable segments, and thirty points of presence in twelve countries. Most recently, he was Vice President of Network Services and Operations for VSNL and was responsible for Operations and Maintenance planning, worldwide real estate management, collocation service implementation, and strategic studies. Pete Joined the OOI RSN program to apply his experience to this unique and meaningful advance in ocean science.

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