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(not set)Mark AckawayMyakka Technologies, Inc.Owner(not set)
(not set)Sakid AhmedCambium NetworksGeneral Manager of ePMP & cnVision BusinessWiFi 6e for Fixed Wireless Access Deep Dive
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Claude AikenClaude AikenNextlink InternetChief Strategy Officer and Chief Legal OfficerIssues In Selling And Buying A WISP
Claude Aiken is the Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Legal Officer for Nextlink Internet, the premier provider of fixed-wireless and fiber Internet and phone services across Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Illinois and Iowa. He leads the company’s work on strategic market development and M&A, as well as heading its legal and government affairs practices. Prior to joining Nextlink, he was President & CEO of WISPA, leading the association to significant growth in budget, membership, and industry relevance. Claude joined WISPA after nearly a decade at the Federal Communications Commission. While there, he served as advisor to Chairman Wheeler and Commissioner Clyburn. He held senior leadership positions in the Wireline Bureau and Office of General Counsel, as well key staff attorney roles throughout the Commission. He has been recognized as a Rising Star in the wireless industry by FierceWireless, and has held multiple positions on federal advisory boards under the FCC and the Department of Commerce. Claude also holds a law degree from New York Law School and an English degree from Grove City College.
(not set)Somi AlapatiMavenirVP Strategy, Business Development, Head of ORAN Solutions NAThe Benefits of pLTE
WiFi 6e for Fixed Wireless Access Deep Dive
Revenue Now, Fiber Later
SOMI ALAPATI is a VP of Strategy, Business Development, Head of ORAN Solutions, North America, at Mavenir based in Richardson, Texas. He is responsible for strategy, ORAN solutions for MNOs, Rural Carriers, and Cable Carriers in the USA. Prior roles have spanned radio access, voice core, and packet core network products. With over 27 years of experience in wireless & communications systems, Somi held a variety of technology and leadership roles including product architecture, product management, engineering, research & development, and technology trials. Somi holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from University of North Texas, Denton. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science & Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India. Somi lives in the Dallas area with his wife and two children.
(not set)Kurt AlbershardtMimbres Communications(not set)Mixing -48v, 48v, 24, In One System and How to Ground it All
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Mark AlbertynMark AlbertynWisper ISPCFOFinancial Accounting for WISP's
Preparing for a Financial Statement Audit
Mark is currently the CFO at Wisper ISP and has been with Wisper for almost 4 years. Before joining Wisper Mark was in South Africa as the CFO in the Education and Training space. Mark has been in finance for over 25 years and has worked for the licensed operator of the National Lottery in South Africa as well as in the financial services sector for one of the top 4 banks. Mark has been a part owner in a currency trading business as well as having his own import and export company. Mark holds a bachelor’s and post graduate honors degrees in finance from the University of Pretoria in South Africa and Mark is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA)… similar to a CPA qualification in the USA. Mark is passionate about sports and grew up swimming while later representing his home country of South Africa in Indoor and Beach Volleyball.
Vardin AmiriVardin AmiriTarana WirelessTechnical Sales EngineerDealing With Interference - Session Sponsored by Wireless Coverage
WiFi 6e for Fixed Wireless Access Deep Dive
Vardin Amiri is Tarana's highly seasoned Technical Sales Engineer with more than 22 years of experience in the Wireless industry. He has worked for manufacturers of Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multipoint wireless solutions built on proprietary and standard based technologies, such as LTE and 802.11xx chipsets.
(not set)Jay AndersonFiberLightChief Technology OfficerFiber for the Longhaul
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Jeremy AustinJeremy AustinPreseemSenior Product ManagerGreat Troubleshooting Methods
Resiliency and Reliability in WISP networks
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John BagaliniJohn BagaliniTriad WirelessCOO/CFO(not set)
Adrian BerezowskyAdrian BerezowskyDynamic Environmental(not set)How To Fund And Build Your Fixed Wireless Network To Comply With Environmental, RF, and Other Infrastructure Siting Rules
Mr. Berezowsky is Vice President at Dynamic Environmental Associates (DEA), He has over 15 years of experience in the wireless infrastructure industry having helped to found IVI Telecom Services, Inc., a nationwide environmental consulting firm which also specialized in environmental and regulatory due diligence for wireless infrastructure development. IVI was acquired by CBRE in late 2014 where he served as Senior Managing Director until 2018 after which he founded BirchCo, Inc., a boutique firm specializing in regulatory and environmental oversight for commercial projects, whose operations were merged into DEA’s in early 2020. He attended The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and is a board member, and former Vice President for the New York State Wireless Association and co-chair of the Wireless Infrastructure Associations Environmental Engineering and Consultants Working Group. He lives in the lower Hudson Valley of New York with his wife and three young boys and enjoys spending time with them as well as mountain biking, reading and attending various events of the Ukrainian diaspora.
Richard BernhardtRichard BernhardtWISPANational Spectrum AdvisorOpportunities in the MTE-MDU Market
Spectrum Update
Richard Bernhardt is the National Spectrum Adviser for the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA). He serves as the liaison between WISPA members and industry related to spectrum policy and regulatory matters. He regularly represents WISPA to industry organizations and coalitions, manufacturers, and various wireless and telecom operators and service providers. Mr. Bernhardt serves on the board of directors and is an officer of the Wireless Innovation Forum (WInnForum), a global spectrum standards development organization and is the lead representative for WISPA to the WInnForum. WInnForum created the baseline standards for CBRS and is currently working on the 6 GHz band standards. He serves as the co-chair of its Spectrum Sharing Committee (SSC) and chairs its Operations working group which covers bests practices for CPIs, CAs (security), band co-existence, PALs, secondary market and many other CBRS technical areas. Mr. Bernhardt is the co-chair of the FCC rules directed 6 GHz multi-stakeholder group (MSG) and he serves on numerous industry panels and committees including chairing the Fixed Wireless Access group for CBRS Alliance (now the OnGo Alliance). He has served in leadership roles in the networking, wireless and telecom industry for over 30 years. Mr. Bernhardt holds a B.A. in communications from the University of California, Davis, and a J.D. from California Western School of Law in San Diego, CA.
Brad BerwaldBrad BerwaldMORNINGSTAR CORPORATIONSr Product ManagerMixing -48v, 48v, 24, In One System and How to Ground it All
As Sr Product Manager, Brad brings over 19 years of experience in the Solar power electronics industry to Morningstar Corporation. Brad joined Morningstar in 2002 as a Sales Engineer. His expertise in Global Account Management, Technical Marketing & Training, as well as product development has enabled him to grow and take on many new challenges at Morningstar. In his current role, Brad is helping Morningstar grow its international business and guide its product portfolio to meet the evolving needs of the remote power industry. Brad holds a BSEE and an MBA from Alfred University and his skillset includes several networking and telecom industry certifications.
(not set)Andreas BitzarakisSelect Spectrum(not set)CBRS and Other Private Network Strategies
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Jonathan BlackJonathan BlackCanWISPExecutive DirectorExit Strategies
WISP Management Systems
Jonathan is the Executive Director of CanWISP ( and an advisor to ISPs. In his role with CanWISP, Jonathan represents the WISP industry to the CRTC and at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) on matter such as equal access to government funding, spectrum and industry regulation. Outside of his involvement in CanWISP, Jonathan has held senior operational, advisory and financial roles in various technology and software companies. Jonathan lived the upside of the Internet bubble in Venture Capital (late 1990s) and learned more difficult lessons working inside an internet startup when that bubble burst. Jonathan has an MBA from Ivey Business School at Western University, a Graduate Diploma from Regent College and an Honors B.Math (Comp Sci / Applied Math) from the University of Waterloo.
Elizabeth BowlesElizabeth BowlesAristotle Unified Communications L.L.C.CEOHow the IIJA and Other Congressional Statutes Have Changed the Regulatory Landscape and Impacted Your Plans for Fiber and Wireless Deployments
Developing Public Private Partnerships With States and Local Governments
The Importance Of Grassroots Advocacy To Growing Your Business
Understanding the Subsidy Landscape: How the Government is Affecting Your Business
L. Elizabeth Bowles is CEO of Aristotle Unified Communications, LLC, a broadband internet service provider headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas. In that position, Elizabeth guides the strategic direction and vision of Aristotle and is integral to the development of Aristotle’s business relationships, including partnerships, investment strategies, and joint ventures. A passionate advocate for the expansion of affordable broadband services in rural and underserved areas, Elizabeth has testified before Congress and the FCC and served two terms as Chair of the FCC’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee, which is an independent advisory body tasked with making policy recommendations for eliminating the digital divide. A past President of the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA), Elizabeth currently serves on WISPA’s Policy Committee and is its Arkansas State Coordinator and Regional Ambassador for the Southeast Region. Elizabeth is licensed to practice law in Washington, D.C. and Arkansas, as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States and a number of U.S. Courts of Appeals. Prior to joining Aristotle’s leadership team in 2000, Elizabeth was an attorney with the Washington, D.C. law firm of Arnold & Porter, where she practiced in the fields of intellectual property and commercial litigation with an emphasis on international and technology law. Elizabeth graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a B.A. in International Studies and obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1993, where she graduated first in her class, Order of the Coif, and was awarded the Founder’s Medal. Elizabeth also received the top score on the 1993 bar exam. Elizabeth has served on numerous boards and committees, including the Arkansas State Bank Board, Better Business Bureau of Arkansas (past President), Rotary Club 99 (Communications Chair), Central Arkansas Executives Association, City Year Little Rock/North Little Rock (Founding Board Member), YPO Chapter Chair and Regional Education Chair, Arkansas’ Quality Digital Learning Study Committee, the Arkansas Broadband Council, and Arkansas’ FASTER committee.
Jeff BroadwickJeff BroadwickCTIconnectSenior Account ExecutiveBuilding Customer Confidence To Switch to FWA
The Path to Gigabit - At Scale!
Jeff has spent over 20 years in the WISP industry, mostly with CTIconnect and ImageStream. He served two terms as a Board Member of WISPA and continues to sit on the Policy Committee (was FCC Committee). He as been to every Wispamerica and Wispapalooza show and is a charter member. He is an executive sales rep for CTIconnect, selling most of the WISP industry hardware. He has an MBA from Indiana University South Bend and a bachelors degree from Wayne State. He lives just outside of South Bend Indiana with his wife Lori.
Jeff BrownJeff BrownCalixDirector Field MarketingFiber Technologies - 10Gbps Design Overview
Competition - Fiber, Satellite, Cable, DSL, 5G
Jeff Brown is Director of Product & Field Marketing for Calix. Jeff has been at Calix three and a half years, and prior to that he spent his entire career working for broadband service providers. He has extensive experience building and growing broadband markets for wireline and wireless network operators, having spent over 25 years leading Business Development, Product and Marketing organizations for companies including Windstream, Zayo, Covad, Suddenlink, Sprint and MCI. He resides in the greater Chicago area in Naperville, Illinois.
(not set)John BrownTeam CymruSenior Security EvangelistRansomware - Proofing Your ISP
Transport to Peering: An Efficient Way to Improve Network Performance
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Dennis BurgessDennis BurgessLink Technologies(not set)WISP Management Systems
Dennis Burgess is a Master MikroTik RouterOS Trainer and Engineer. Former WISPA Board member for 10 years, Dennis has been at the forefront of WISP and Fiber Technologies. He does consulting with Link Technologies, Inc, and does network design, engineer work with He is versed in MPLS, BGP, OSPF, Routing, TCP/IP, he also is a advocate for IPv6.
David BurnsDavid BurnsWireless Coverage LtdChief Executive OfficerRF Design and Planning
David Burns is a well-known industry figure in the Fixed Wireless Access industry, as Chairman of UKWISPA and founder of Boundless Networks and Wireless Coverage. In 2018, David launched Wireless Coverage Ltd, which provides ground-breaking software to model property coverage for Fixed Wireless. The underlying technology (WISDM) was initially built to plan and model large scale next generation networks that are based on FWA technology. WISDM technology has several innovative features that are specifically optimised for high speed FWA and 5G modelling. These result in the creation of networks that use the minimum amount of equipment to provide the maximum coverage.
(not set)Patrick ButhmannBLiNQ NetworksVice President Sales, Marketing & Business DevelopmentThe Benefits of pLTE
CBRS and Other Private Network Strategies
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(not set)Ivan BykovRibbonSystems ArchitectTechnical Considerations in Multi Access Networks
Transport to Peering: An Efficient Way to Improve Network Performance
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Graham CastletonGraham CastletonOutpost PlusOwnerStarting A WISP - What You Should Know
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Terry ChevalierTerry ChevalierSunstone AssociatesOwner and Managing DirectorHow the IIJA and Other Congressional Statutes Have Changed the Regulatory Landscape and Impacted Your Plans for Fiber and Wireless Deployments
Drafting Grant Proposals to Apply for These Federal Funds
Terry Chevalier is currently the owner and Managing Director at Sunstone Associates, a growth consulting and advisory firm. Terry currently advises business owners of technology, media, and telecom (TMT) businesses with growth strategy including public financing, strategic program management, and exit or transition planning to achieve their growth vision. In his 25+ year career, he has had multiple executive roles in strategy, corporate development, business development, and operations across multiple industries including telecommunications, financial services, management consulting, and government contracting. Terry commenced his career in the U.S. Intelligence Community as a technical operations officer deploying time-sensitive, mission-critical communications systems. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology, a Masters in Business Administration from Duke University, and is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor with the Exit Planning Institute.
(not set)Bentley Claudon(not set)(not set)Amazing Customer Service - It's All in The Little Things
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Tom CoburnTom CoburnADVAProduct Line Manager: Infrastructure Management SolutionsTroubleshooting Fiber
Product Line Manager: Fiber Assurance Solutions Adtran\ADVA Tom is the Product Line Manager for the ADVA’s Infrastructure Management (AIM) business unit. He is responsible for ADVA’s ALM (Advanced Link Monitoring) solutions which provide real-time monitoring of fiber optic infrastructures for service providers, carriers and utilities. Tom brings over 30 years of PLM experience to Adtran\ADVA, a global provider of optical transport, packet edge and timing solutions. He has held PLM positions with MRV Communications, Cabletron Systems, Enterasys, and Cisco Systems.
(not set)Rami CohenRADWIN IncDirector of Product MarketingDealing With Interference - Session Sponsored by Wireless Coverage
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Rory ConawayRory ConawayTriad Wireless, LLCCEOWhat Does it Take to be a WISP Owner?
Competition - Fiber, Satellite, Cable, DSL, 5G
Rory Conaway is the founder and CEO of Triad Wireless. Triad Wireless, LLC, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a Wireless Internet Service Provider and RF/Network engineering firm specializing in the design, engineering, and implementation of microwave RF infrastructure, management, and network designs, for government, business and education. In addition, Triad has been awarded several projects from the "The Final Mile Project" which is funded by the Department of Education and sponsored by the Arizona Rural Schools Association. Their involvement in the Final Mile Project is an opportunity to apply their Education Everywhere service to areas outside their network. Triad Wireless has become the go-to company when services need to be deployed under whatever conditions or geography are in place for everything from Fortune 500 companies and governments down to any student who needs to make sure they aren’t the victim of the digital divide.
(not set)Benton CookDoubleradius Inc(not set)How Important are PALs to my CBRS Deployment?
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(not set)Mike CookWinncom TechnologiesVP Business DevelopmentThe Benefits of pLTE
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Steve CoranSteve CoranLerman Senter(not set)Playing Offense and Defense: The $42.45 Billion Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (BEAD) Program
Spectrum Update
Understanding the Subsidy Landscape: How the Government is Affecting Your Business
Broad Policy Changes, Their Effects On Your Business, And Practical Strategies To Reduce Or Eliminate Their Debilitating Effects
Steve Coran chairs Lerman Senter's Broadband, Spectrum, Utilities, and Communications Infrastructure practice group. He represents broadband providers, equipment and technology companies, and new technology firms, serving their policy, transactional, compliance, and licensing needs. He actively represents a trade association before the FCC, Congress, and other federal agencies in matters involving spectrum policy, Internet regulation, the Universal Service Fund, and other proceedings affecting wireless broadband service providers and other wireless technology interests. Steve has extensive experience in negotiating complex, multi-party transactions for the purchase, sale, and financing of established and start-up communications businesses, and also drafting and negotiating spectrum lease, tower lease, dark fiber, and other agreements. He has represented financial institutions and foreign companies in connection with public and private investments. Steve also advises on regulatory compliance and FCC enforcement matters. Steve comes by his career honestly, having spent his undergraduate years as a news reporter for radio stations in his native Ohio. Learning to write for the ear and the eye and ask hard questions makes him a persuasive communicator and an effective builder of successful relationships to promote advocacy results. Steve spreads the word through frequent presentations at seminars and conferences on a wide variety of regulatory, legislative, and communications industry issues. Steve has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America in Communications Law and is A/V rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest peer review rating available to attorneys, and one which provides an objective indicator that a lawyer has the highest ethical standards and professional ability.
(not set)Kevin CzaickiMillenniumVP of Broadband Solutions(not set)
(not set)Mark DallasAW Broadband(not set)Hybrid Wireless/Fiber to the Home
Legal Requirements of Installing Fiber
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Curtis DavisCurtis DavisICS Broadband(not set)The Importance of State Advocacy In BEAD Funding Decisions
Curtis's background goes back to his Childhood Day's, at 10 he started pulling Cabling for a Local Security Company, and in his Senior Year he started his Company, during those earlier years he was exposed to Radio Telephones (Yes before Celluar) and learned the in's and outs of FCC and PUCO processes. Fast Forward to today, ICS has Corporate Office in Downtown Columbus just South of the Ohio State House, with the main service area being Central/Eastern and Southern Ohio, with a few select National Accounts that are Serviced by ICS, the provide turnkey Solutions including Internet and Phone but also Fire, Security and other Technology Services, and also has a 24/7 Security Command Center and NOC at the Corporate Offices.
Frank DeJoyFrank DeJoyRender NetworksVice President Network DeploymentFiber Deployment Options
Frank DeJoy is VP of Network Deployment for Render Networks, where he is leading the growth of Render Networks' North American business with a geospatial construction management SaaS platform. The Render solution enables network operators and builders to deploy broadband, fiber, and wireless networks faster while reducing risk and cost through digital transformation and automation. Render is the only construction management firm that has been recognized as a "FTTH Top 100 Company" by Broadband Communities for four consecutive years. Frank's thirty-year track record in telecommunications includes global business, network, and product development during executive roles at AT&T, Teleport Communications Group, General Dynamics, Dycom, Quanta Services, and Spectrum Effect (AI wireless startup). During his tenure at AT&T, Frank led the growth of the first wireless data network unit from its inception to support over $1B in ARR. Frank is a Senior Member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a member of the Fiber Broadband Association (FBA), and BCSI. Frank also earned an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with Highest Honors from Rutgers University.
Alexander DoorduynAlexander DoorduynSikluVP & GM AmericasPractical Capacity and Distance for Licensed Backhaul
The Path to Gigabit - At Scale!
Alex Doorduyn is VP & GM Siklu Americas where he is focused on leading, creating and executing the strategic vision of the Siklu Americas team to provide gigabit speed wireless connectivity for multiple applications, including helping to bridge the Digital Divide in underserved urban as well as rural areas.
(not set)Jordan FongAlyrica NetworksCustomer Support ManagerResiliency and Reliability in WISP networks
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Thomas ForteThomas ForteInteserra, Inc.Director of Business DevelopmentStarting A WISP - What You Should Know
Legal Requirements of Installing Fiber
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(not set)Mark FosterTP-LINK USA CORPORATIONDirector of IoTCBRS and Other Private Network Strategies
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Ed FrawleyEd FrawleyTectonic(not set)How To Fund And Build Your Fixed Wireless Network To Comply With Environmental, RF, and Other Infrastructure Siting Rules
Edward F. Frawley, Senior Vice President of Project Deployment – Nationwide, Mr. Frawley has been with Tectonic for over 23 years and is responsible for corporate site development, planning and zoning services, civil engineering, geotechnical, survey, and visual services for all projects nationwide. He is currently overseeing Tectonic’s participation in numerous Rural Broadband Initiatives throughout the USA. His responsibilities include day-to-day operations, marketing, budgeting, hiring of employees, profit and loss reporting, client interaction, project process and procedures and quality control. Mr. Frawley oversees all Site Acquisition and ROW services Nationwide.
Marty FredericksMarty FredericksFORVISPartnerFinancial Accounting for WISP's
Preparing for a Financial Statement Audit
As a member of FORVIS’ telecommunications team, Marty provides audit, tax, and consulting services to a variety of telecommunications, cable television, and wireless provider entities. He also assists with financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, and budgeting. He co-manages FORVIS’ annual telecommunications benchmarking study and annual telecommunications accounting seminar. Marty is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA) and currently serves as Co-Chair of ISCPA’s Legislative Committee. He serves on the board of governors of the Iowa College Foundation and is a member of the Iowa Communications Alliance Scholarship Committee. Marty is a 1996 graduate of Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa, with a B.A. degree in accounting.
Alex FreylekhmanAlex FreylekhmanTelrad NetworksVP of SalesThe Benefits of pLTE
Alex Freylekhman is an industry veteran who’s mission statement of making world faster one network at the time, has become a life mission. Having an advanced degree in computer science, and nearly 20 year experience with wireless broadband he brings a wealth of knowledge and practical skill into any broadband conversation or project.
(not set)Evan GalvinPing Marketing(not set)Best Practices for Marketing
From Lead to Installed: The Customer Journey
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(not set)Ella GemmellVilo(not set)Culture vs Company Values: What Do I Need?
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Steven GlapaSteven GlapaTarana WirelessVP of MarketingBuilding Customer Confidence To Switch to FWA
Steven is VP of Marketing at Tarana Wireless. He has more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications innovation, with prior stints at Ruckus (where he led business and channel development that drove 10x revenue gains over 4 years and a $1b IPO), Zhone, ArrayComm, Lucent, and other startups in wireless, machine learning, and robotics. He holds an MBA from Columbia University, a BA in Physics from Carleton College, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science from George Washington University.
(not set)Ryan GreenKaniksu NetworksOwnerHybrid Wireless/Fiber to the Home
Amazing Customer Service - It's All in The Little Things
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Ryan GrewellRyan GrewellSmart Way Communications, LLCGeneral ManagerAll Things Employee - Your Most Important Resource
What Does it Mean to be a Manager?
Ryan Grewell is the founder and General Manager of Smart Way Communications, a WISP in east central Ohio. With a background in technology and an entrepreneurial mindset, he has operated several tech related businesses that all were sidelined to focus on the WISP. His ability to engage and connect with people has contributed to his ability to build teams, manage and mentor people, and focus on leadership development.
Tony GualtieriTony GualtieriTectonicExecutive Vice President of Engineering Services NationwideHow To Fund And Build Your Fixed Wireless Network To Comply With Environmental, RF, and Other Infrastructure Siting Rules
Antonio (Tony) Gualtieri, P.E., Executive Vice President of Engineering Services Nationwide, Mr. Gualtieri has been with Tectonic for over 30 years’ and the majority of his Tectonic experience includes national wireless network deployments for all major telecommunication carriers and infrastructure providers in the U.S. and Territories. Mr. Gualtieri is a Licensed Professional Engineer in twenty states within the Civil / Structural disciplines. Additionally, Mr. Gualtieri is responsible for overall management of the corporate structural division for tower analyses and facility structural projects and holds overall technical responsibility for Tectonic’s Facilities Group.