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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80 BROADBAND COMMUNITIES SUMMIT 2018 Show Guide Sponsor SPEAKERS Bobby Welliver National and Strategic Accounts Manager dormakaba Welliver is a 25-year access-control veteran, owning his own systems integration firm as well as serving in various positions with several access-control manufacturers. He has also been involved in several ground-up business builds in many different low-voltage product technology and installation segments, including pro and consumer audio/ video, CCTV, telephony/life safety, access control, experiential design and build, and broadcast and recording. Bobby lives in Ballwin, Missouri, with his wife, Tamara, and their three children. Michael Weston Senior Leader Verizon Enhanced Communities Weston has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, serving in key roles in sales, marketing, operations and planning. His Verizon team has served the multifamily market for more than a dozen years and are responsible for bringing the best of Verizon to multifamily residential developers and operators and providing solutions that fit the unique requirements of the industry. Weston is also responsible for steering the development of Verizon's FTTP Fios platform to best serve those needs. Previously, Weston ran the engineering program management office for multifamily FTTP. He was responsible for the development and introduction of processes, technologies and practices aimed at providing MDU properties with flexible, customizable, efficient FTTP solutions. Those developments paved the way for deployment of FTTP- based services to more than 4 million MDU and multi-tenant units. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. Scott T. Wilkinson, Ph.D. Product Manager and Technical Marketing Executive ECI Telecom Wilkinson has been involved in the telecommunications industry for more than 20 years, working with technologies and solutions ranging from fiber to the premises to long-haul transport, Carrier Ethernet to MPLS, and traditional to modern SDN/NFV-enabled networks. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and writes for trade publications. In his current role at ECI, he bridges the development and the sales organizations, helping to evangelize ECI's industry- leading suite of optical transport and packet switching solutions. Wilkinson spent eight years as vice president for product management and system engineering for Hitachi's North American telecommunications division. Prior to Hitachi, he worked for startup companies and large telecommunications equipment providers in Silicon Valley and the telecom corridors of New Jersey and Dallas, Texas. He earned his bachelor's degree (1990) and his Ph.D. (1996) in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. FEATURED SPEAKER

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