Meet Our Team

Michael Solitro
Construction Project Manager

As Construction Project Manager for CapeNet, Michael oversees all day-to-day construction and maintenance activities on the OpenCape network.

Michael is also the founder and President of Sertex Utility Services which provides underground, aerial and civil site construction for electric and telecommunications companies. He has extensive experience in project management, telecommunications and energy infrastructure construction and maintenance. Sertex clients include: AT&T (master contract for U-Verse project and other fiber network builds), Cablevision Systems (450 mile HFC upgrade of six long Island towns), Town of Shrewsbury (130 mile HFC project), Northeast Utilities (Norwalk underground fiber network), and Rochester Gas & Electric.

Previously, Michael formed Axsys Communications, a company specializing in fiber optic deployment within the electric utility space. He also founded Axsys Comunicaciones de Argentina, S.A. with partner company Technomar, as Latin America began privatizing their electric and telecommunications companies.

Michael began his career with EBASCO Services as an engineer on the Waterford III S.E.S. project in New Orleans, Louisiana. Through the 1980s, he held various engineering positions within the electric utility industry that included construction, startup and maintenance of nuclear power generation plants. He holds a B.S. in Civil/Structural Engineering from Wentworth Institute.