TitleCompany:Director, Far North Digital, LLC, USA
Bio:Ik Icard is a founder and director of Far North Digital. He has worked for more than 25 years developing and implementing seafloor cable installations for the energy and fiber optic telecommunications industries. His background includes marine cable installation and construction consulting, including project design and development, business planning, regulatory compliance, procurement and contract administration. With the successful completion of numerous submarine cable projects, Mr. Icard’s experience ranges across east and west coasts of North America, to Alaska and internationally.
Far North Digital, LLC, an Alaskan company, its affiliate True North Global Networks, a Canadian limited partnership, and Cinia, a Finland-based telecommunications and IT services company, are developing the Far North Fibre submarine cable project. It will be the first submarine fibre optic cable running through the Arctic Ocean to connect Asia, U.S.A., Canada, Europe, and Scandinavia.