About Us

John van Oppen

CEO/CTO, Founder

John has years of experience in the telecommunications space, working in network leadership roles since 2005. He started his networking career while in College working at PocketiNet Communications after college he branched out to start Spectrum Networks. Spectrum was sold in 2013 to Wave Division Holdings where John worked as Wave’s network architect and strategist until November of 2018.

In December of 2018 Wholesail Networks was launched with the goal of helping the region’s largest users with quality telecommunications products. Wholesail fills a unique gap in the marketplace combining in-house network assets operated by our team with the market knowledge to source almost any capacity need. Our goal is to make our products contribute meaningfully to the economic and technical success of our customers.

John has been a long-time supporter and leader in the networking community through his long tenure on (six years) the NANOG program committee and current board guidance at TORIX.

We are building what is next, networks that work, networks that scale and most importantly networks that support our customer’s business needs! If you need help, ask us, we love coming up with the solutions to turn your problem into a success story!