Broadband Communities

Show Guide 2018

BROADBAND COMMUNITIES is the leading source of information on digital and broadband technologies for buildings and communities. Our editorial aims to accelerate the deployment of Fiber-To-The-Home and Fiber-To-The-Premises.

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34 BROADBAND COMMUNITIES SUMMIT 2018 Show Guide Sponsor SPEAKERS Myra Best Project Director digiLEARN Best served as special adviser on e-learning and education innovation to Bev Perdue, former governor of North Carolina from 2009 to 2012, leading policy and budget initiatives and coordinating the e-Learning Commission. Before joining the governor's office, Best served as director of the Business Education Technology Alliance, which established North Carolina's first statewide virtual public school, a single statewide technology network, and a single portal ( for e-learning for all North Carolina citizens. She also founded the NC Network, a collaboration of school districts and other partners, to implement school-based improvement and data-based decision-making and facilitative leadership. Scot Bohaychyk Senior Applications Engineer, Carrier Group Clearfield Bohaychyk has worked nearly 30 years in the telecommunications industry. His background includes serving in the White House Communications Agency, providing communications infrastructure support for President Ronald Reagan and his White House staff. Bohaychyk's private sector experience includes OSP field and engineering experience as well as market development and sales work in the fields of blown and pushable fiber for long-haul fiber installations in the United States and overseas. Gary A. Bolles Co-founder, eParachute Partner, Charrette LLC Bolles, a San Francisco–based consultant and entrepreneur focused on initiatives with impact, writes and lectures frequently on the future of work and learning. He is a member of the steering committee for the People Centered Internet coalition, a collaboration with the U.S. State Department, the White House, and the World Bank, co-founded by Vint Cerf, to help connect the next 1.5 billion people using a people-centered approach. Bolles was a founding member of the U.S. Broadband Coalition, an initiative to recommend a broadband strategy for the United States and the former co-producer of the MuniWireless conferences, focused on promoting community broadband. His recent writings are available at Lauren Brown Assistant General Counsel Comcast Cable Brown has worked for Comcast Cable since 2006. She supports Comcast's Communities team, working with property owners, colleges and universities, developers and homeowners' associations to provide MDU residents access to the best entertainment products and services. She advises Comcast personnel on a wide range of broadband and technology related matters, regulatory issues and commercial transactions. Prior to joining Comcast, she was an associate in the Real Estate Department of Ballard Spahr, LLP. FEATURED SPEAKER FEATURED SPEAKER

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