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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44 BROADBAND COMMUNITIES SUMMIT 2018 Show Guide Sponsor SPEAKERS Chris Denzin Vice President, Consumer Field Marketing CenturyLink Denzin is responsible for single-family and multifamily developments, retail, outside sales referral partnerships, and local marketing. He also manages operational and financial performance, strategic investment decisions, market share growth, customer experience, community, and philanthropy. Denzin is an active member in the business and nonprofit community, currently serving on the boards of Sun Corridor Inc., the Southern Arizona Leadership Council and SCOTT. He holds a B.S. in marketing from the W. P. Carey School of Business (Arizona State University) in Tempe, Arizona. John Donner Vice President, Electric Distribution Banking Division Co-Bank/ACB, Minneapolis Donner is responsible for the loan portfolio management of electric distribution cooperatives in Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. He joined CoBank in 1999 upon the merger of CoBank and the St. Paul Bank for Cooperatives. Over his 26-year career at CoBank and the St. Paul Bank, he has served in various credit and relationship management positions in the energy, telecommunications and water industries. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from St. John's University and an MBA from the University of Rochester. Mitch Drake Broadband Executive Engagement Leader Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. A 40-year telecom industry veteran, Drake works with the Fujitsu sales team to win network services business and serves as the primary point of contact with new customers. His extensive experience in network design, construction, operation and management has given him insights that help minimize project risk, deliver desired outcomes, and build strong relationships. As an executive, he has managed operating and capital budgets supporting large capital projects with a team of more than 350 employees. Drake served on the United States Telecommunications Association (USTA) Technical Management Committee and the USTelecom Leadership Committee. He chaired the boards of CalCom, the California state telephone association, and the Central Valley Independent Network (now Vast), which won a $66 million ARRA grant. Adam Eisner Vice President, Networks Ting Internet Eisner leads the team that evaluates, builds and operates FTTH markets across the United States for Ting. A division of Tucows, Ting is bringing fiber internet to multiple markets across the United States, using a variety of business models. FEATURED SPEAKER

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