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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58 BROADBAND COMMUNITIES SUMMIT 2018 Show Guide Sponsor SPEAKERS Ken Lucas City Council Member, Fiber Commission Chair City of Centennial, Colorado Lucas has served on the Centennial City Council for six years and is currently mayor pro tem. He previously served as president, vice president of corporate finance, CFO and chief financial consultant for public and private companies for more than 30 years. He has extensive experience in investment banking, financial services, private equity, internal audit, venture capital and internal auditing; has been actively involved in dozens of initial public offerings; and has structured and marketed venture capital private placement investments. Lucas holds a master's degree in business administration in finance and accounting from Regis University and a master's degree in public administration in management and operations and a B.A. in public affairs from Drake University Michael Mancini Director, Sales Engineering XFINITY Communities Mancini lends consultative guidance in business-to-business solution sales and development of the advanced technology/product road map. He has more than 30 years of networking/integration expertise, spanning tenures at Sprint, Siemens and Raytheon. He holds an MBA with an e-commerce/management focus from St. Joseph's University and a BBA in computer science from Temple University. Mancini is a Philadelphia native and lives in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Marie, and three children, two of whom are currently enrolled at Penn State University. Tim Marema Editor Daily Yonder The Daily Yonder ( is a national news platform covering rural America. Marema's paid and volunteer correspondents around the country provide rural perspectives on national news and explore the nation's diverse rural cultures, economies, politics and more. The Daily Yonder is published by the Center for Rural Strategies, a nonprofit organization established in 2001. Before helping start the Center for Rural Strategies, Marema worked in weekly and daily newspapers and nonprofit administration. He is a graduate of Berea College and holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Stephen Mayo President Inteleconnect, Inc. Mayo is one of the leading technology consultants focusing on design and implementation of fiber-based technology strategies for master-planned communities, municipalities and universities. Over the past 30 years, he has designed and managed the installation of multiple fiber networks and implemented and managed large-scale networks for universities, developers, service providers, companies, institutions and communities. Mayo's projects include consulting with the city of South Bend and designing and implementing the municipal fiber network, St. Joe Valley Metronet, in 2003. It received the 2006 Connected Community Cornerstone Award from Broadband Properties. For Clemson University, Mayo designed and implemented the South Carolina Light Rail, a fiber network connecting Clemson University, the University of South Carolina, the Medical School of South Carolina, and seven major South Carolina hospitals. FEATURED SPEAKER

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