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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BROADBAND COMMUNITIES SUMMIT 2018 51 Show Guide Sponsor Timothy Herwig District Community Affairs Officer Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Herwig provides community development outreach, training, and partnership development services to national banks and federal thrifts, training and technical support to examiners, and other outreach services to organizations representing the interests of low- and moderate-income individuals and communities. He focuses on financing broadband, developing workforce housing, and preserving subsidized affordable housing in rural areas of North Dakota, Minnesota, Illinois, and Indiana. Prior to joining the OCC, Herwig served ten years as a vice president of Community Affairs and CRA officer for TCF National Bank in Chicago. He holds a B.A. from St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota, and an M.A. from the University of Virginia, both in English Literature. Kyle Hollifield Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Development Magellan Advisors At Magellan, a top broadband planning, consulting, design and network implementation firm, Hollifield manages scores of broadband projects worldwide. He joined Magellan after retiring from a successful tenure as vice president of Bristol Virginia Utilities, one of the nation's most successful and highly touted community-owned broadband networks. He has served in senior management positions with Alcatel and Standard Telephone & Cable and as marketing manager at Proctor and Gamble. He also has served as chairman of the board for the FTTH Council Americas (now the Fiber Broadband Association). He holds degrees in business and marketing from the University of Tennessee. Richard Holtz CEO InfiniSys At InfiniSys, a multifamily technology consulting and electronic architecture firm founded in 1989 and a leading designer of innovative technology amenity systems for today's finest apartments, condominiums and mixed-use developments, Holtz strongly advocates for the standards-based implementation of technologies that can be used by a broad range of consumers and upgraded for future services. Named one of the most influential people in real estate and technology, he frequently speaks at events centering on the business opportunities technology-based amenities create. He was instrumental in developing and implementing the concept of the NetworkedApartment, the fiber-to-the-apartment system, and branded technology packages such as PostSmart and Roselink. The Hon. Craig Horn State Representative, District 68, North Carolina Chairman, Education Policy Committee and the Education Appropriations Subcommittee North Carolina House of Representatives Horn, formerly a Russian linguist with the U.S. Air Force Security Service, is a retired food broker and businessman. He is now in his fourth term in the North Carolina General Assembly. representing District 68, Western Union County, and is an Early Learning Fellow at the National Conference of State Legislators. His work in education has resulted in his being dubbed the "Education Legislator" by EdNC, a popular blog that covers education policy across North Carolina. A key initiative he developed is a statewide plan for digital education for K–12 schools. Horn is president of the Churchill Society of North Carolina and serves on the board of governors of the International Churchill Society and the Churchill Centre and is often called "Representative Churchill" by his legislative colleagues.

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