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Lexington, Kentucky Economic Development Conference Series, Community Fiber Toolkit

 

 

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Registrations for the
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  Participating Partners,
Sponsors & Exhibitors:

Executive Director – PANGAEA Internet

Director of Telecommunications – Computer Services, Inc.

Senior Advisor – The Mayor’s Office, City of Lexington, KY

Executive Director – NextCentury Cities

EDA Director – City of Winthrop, MN

Vice President & COO – iTV-3

Library Director – City of Chattanooga, TN

Vice President, Development & Planning – Connected Nation

Telecommunications Initiative Manager – Appalachian Regional Commission

Founder & Partner/Cho-Chair – APA Smart City Task Force

CEO – One Community

Vice President – Digital Works

Senior Vice President, Telecom Division – Jackson Energy Authority

Systems Director of Marketing and Communications – Kentucky Community and College System

Director of Cloud & Services Marketing – ADTRAN

CEO & Founder – Glen Echo Group

Founder and Principal – Digital Village Associates; Gigabit Libraries Network

President – The Baller Herbst Law Group, P.C.

Former RUS Administrator and Vice Chair – Broadband Communities

President and CEO – Mid-Atlantic Broadband Cooperative (MBC)

CEO – Korcett Holdings, Inc.

Executive Director – ConnectKentucky

Director, Community Broadband Networks – Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Deputy Assistant Administrator for Policy and Outreach – USDA Rural Utilities Services

City Council President – City of Westminster, MD

Principal – The Baller Herbst Law Group

President – OnLight Aurora

Founder and President – Strategic Networks Group Inc.

Member Select Board – Town of Leverett, MA

Managing Director – KC Digital Drive

Acting Associate Administrator, Office of Telecommunications and Information – U.S. Dept. of Commerce

Executive Vice President – Smithville Fiber

Director of Information Technology and GIS – Gloucester County, VA

Executive Director – Next Century Cities

Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Data Architecture - MCNC

Chief Technology Officer – C Spire

President – CTC Technology & Energy

Partner – Ronin

Founder – Wholesale Economic Development

Director of Workforce Solutions – Big Sandy Community & Technical College, Lexington, KY

Senior Managing Director – Macquarie Capital Markets Canada

CEO – Declaration Networks Group, Inc.

Senior VP of Marketing and Business Development – Magellan Advisors

Administrative Assistant – Big Sandy Community & Technical College, Lexington, KY

CEO – Declaration Networks Group, Inc.

Project Director – CLIC

Market Director of Communications – Henkels & McCoy, Inc.

Manager, Emerging Sales – Power & Tel

Business Development – TE Connectivity

Broadband Program Manager – Center for Innovative Technology

Business Development Engineer – Engineering Associates, Inc.

President and CEO – Tucows Inc.

General Manager, Public Finance, Technology Funding – DASNY.ORG

President – Magellan Advisors

District Sales Manager – Power & Tel

Director and Founder – The Light Brigade

Vice President, Technical Operations – Korcett

Vice President of Sales – ex2 Technology

CEO – Ting Internet

President – The View Forward – Go Forward

President & Leading FTTH Researcher – RVA LLC

Founder & President – ECC Technologies Inc.

Associate – The Baller Herbst Law Group, P.C.

Executive Director – Broadband (SHLB) Coalition

Vice President, On Campus Solutions – Korcett

Chief Technology Officer – Cincinnati Bell
 
CTO, Associate Vice President – University of Kentucky
 
Public Relations Coordinator – City of Fort Collins, CO
 
Vice Chair, Board of Supervisors – Gloucester County (VA)
 
Economic Development Manager – Hot Springs Metro Partnership (AR)
 
CIO – Hazard Community & Technology College (KY)
 
Assistant Vice President, Information Technology Coordinator – Middlefork Financial Group
 
Regional Manager – Ervin Cable Construction, LLC

Director, Workforce Solutions – Ashland Community & Technology College (KY)
 
President – Applied Communications
 
Director, Economic Development – Gloucester County (VA)
 
Promise Zone Coordinator – Kentucky Highlands Investment Corp.
 
CIO, AFO – Leslie County Schools, Hyden, KY
 
Director, National Accounts – Black & Veatch
 
President – OnLight Aurora
 
Professor – UC2B, University of Illinois
 
Director – OFS
 
Director of Strategic Partnerships – All West Communications
 
Information Technology Manager – Hazard Community & Technical College (KY)
 
President, Common Council – City of Westminster, MD
 
General Manager – Crystal Clear
 
Sr. VP of Sales – LightRiver Technologies, Inc.
 
Administrative Analyst – City of Vallejo, CA
 
Executive Director – Chattanooga Public Library
 
Managing Director – Verto Partners
 
Instructor – The Light Brigade
 
VP of Sales  –  Multilink
 
Executive Director – On Trac, Inc.
 
Economic Policy and Project Manager – City of Fort Collins, CO
 
Vice President & General Manager – Engineering Associates
 
Strategic Finance Manager – City of Fort Collins, CO
 
SE Central USBN Sales – Corning Optical Communications
 
CEO – On Trac, Inc.
 
Sales Manager –  Multilink
 
Marketing Communications Coordinator – Home Telecom

Executive VP
 – Ex2 Technology LLC

Broadband Member – Haywood Economic Development Council, Waynesville, NC

Director of Business Development – Security Coverage, Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Fellow – Brookings Institute
 
Sr. Vice President & GM Consumer Markets – Cincinnati Bell
 
VP of Business Development – Jackson Energy Cooperative
 
County Planner – Yancey County Government, Burnsville, NC
 
Business Development Manager - Metronet
 
State Broadband Policy Coordinator – Connecticut Office of Consumer Counsel
 
Operations Supervisor – LUS Fiber
 
Vice President, Operations/Telecom – G4S Secure Integration
 
Manager, Economic Development – City Utilities of Springfield, MO
 
Executive Director – Haywood Economic Development Council, Waynesville, NC
 
Superintendent – Sebewaing Light and Water (MI)
 
Dean of Occupational Technologies & Workforce Solutions – Hazard Community & Technical College (KY)
 
Business Development Manager – The Solarity Group
 
VP Consumer Product Operations – Cincinnati Bell
 
Consulting Engineer Program Director – Calix
 
General Manager & CEO – Morristown Utilities Commission
 
Director of Telecommunications – Black & Veatch
 
Chief of Network Operations – State of Illinois, Central Management Services
 
Sr. Consultant – The Solarity Group
 
Workforce Liaison – Hazard Community & Technical College (KY)
 
Sales Engineer – Calix
 
Partner – Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
 
Cloud & Services Marketing - ADTRAN
 
Chief Technology Strategist - MCNC
 
Regional Sales Manager – Calix
 
Sr. Director of Sales, National/Strategic Accounts – G4S Secure Integration
 
Project Manager – Black & Veatch
 
Solutions Marketing Director – Calix
 
Executive Engagement Leader – Fujitsu
 
Telecom Program Management – Henkels & McCoy, Inc.
 
Vice President – eX2 Technology

CEO – Peoples Rural Telephone Cooperative
 
CEO – Glasgow EPB
 
General Manager – Greenlight
 
Professor – SE Kentucky Community & Technical College
 
Deputy Secretary – Kentucky State Government/Kentucky Emerging Technology
 
Executive Director – Kentucky State Government/Kentucky Emerging Technology
 
Vice President – Dycom Industries, Inc.
 
Manager, Home Services – C Spire
 
Electrical Engineer Aide Spec I – LUS Fiber
 
Mayor – City of Champaign, IL
 
President & Chairman – Siklu Communications
 
County Manager – Yancey County, NC
 
Principal – NBT Solutions
 
Trustee – Village of Buffalo, IL
 
President & CEO – MCNC
 
CEO – First Solutions P3, Inc.
 
Founder – Silica Broadband
 
Director of Business Development – Siklu Communications
 
VP of Engineering & Technical Services – Gibson EMC
 
Vice President, Operations – Finley Engineering
 
Chief Marketing Officer – COS Systems
 
CTO – First Solutions P3, Inc.
 
VP of Commercial Sales – NewWave Communications
 
Director of Marketing & Product Management – Siklu Communications
 
Marketing Specialist – ETI Software Solutions
 
Professional Services Manager – OFS
 
VP Business Development – First Solutions P3, Inc.

Board Member – Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce (KY)
 
Managing Member – Broadband Collaborative, LLC
 
Plant Manager – Gearheart Communications
 
CIO – City of Vallejo, CA
 
Client Manager – KLJ Engineering
 
Solutions PM – Fujitsu
 
Director of Carrier, Wholesale & National Accounts – New Wave Communications
 
Manager, Data Solutions, Private Cable – Advanced Media Technologies
 
Vice President – Gearheart Communications
 
Sales Manager – Advanced Media Technologies
 
VP of Consulting – Vantage Point Solutions
 
Vice President – Virtual Gateway Labs
 
CEO – MTC Communications
 
Manager, Customer Relations – Vantage Point Solutions
 
CTO – Shelby Broadband
 
Manager, Technology Funding – DASNY.ORG
 
Vice Chair – First Solutions P3, Inc.
 
Associate – Macquarie Capital Markets Canada
 
Marketing Executive – Gearheart Communications
 
CEO – Extra Mile Fiber
 
PMP – New Light Technologies 
 
Sales Manager – Fujitsu
 
Director of Sales – PEG Bandwidth
 
Chairman – First Solutions P3, Inc.
 
Product Technology Manager – AFL
 
Sales – Preformed Line Products
 
President – Engineering Associates LLC

Senior Vice President – Macquarie Capital Markets Canada
 
IT Manager – City of Burlington, WA
 
Chief Marketing Officer – OptiLink
 
Mayor – City of Burlington, WA
 
Executive Director – OneNet
 
President – Shelby Broadband
 
Vice President – Macquarie Capital Markets Canada
 
VP, Business Development – Extra Mile Fiber

Strategy & Outreach Consultant – Kentucky Housing Corporation
 
Manager of Application Engineering – Clearfield
 
Telecommunications Superintendent – Owensboro Municipal Utilities
 
Senior Design Specialist – TELUS
 
Chief Information Officer – Town of Highlands, NC
 
Graduate Assistant – Virginia Tech
 
Branch Manager – Ladd Engineering Associates, Inc.
 
Communications Technician – Owensboro Municipal Utilities
 
MIS/GIS Field Technician – Town of Highlands, NC
 
Principal – Rare Comet LLC
 
Vice President – Ladd Engineering Associates, Inc.
 
Town Clerk – Town of Highlands, NC
 
Business Development Manager – Alcatel-Lucent

Senior Consultant – Ledcor Technical Services
 
Operations Branch Chief – USDA, RUS
 
Executive Director – Kentucky Telecom Association
 
Broadband Coordinator – USDA, RUS
 
Director of Economic Development – TCT
 
Loan Specialist – USDA, RUS Telecom
 
Bureau Chief – Federal Communications Commission
 
CTO – MuniNet Fiber Agency
 
Deputy Assistant Administrator – RUS
 
Regional Planner II – New River Valley Regional Commission
 
Engineer – E-tel
 
Sr. Vice President – NTSG, Inc.
 
CIO – E-tel
 
State Director – USDA, RUS
 
Digital Services Specialist – City of Lexington, KY
 
CEO – WK&T
 
Sales Manager – NTSG, Inc.
 
Vice President – Magellan Advisors
 
Account Executive – Keller McIntyre & Associates
 
Vice President, Operations – NTSG, Inc.
 
Manager – LTS
 
City Engagement Manager – Google Fiber
 
Senior Broadband Consultant – ECC Technologies
 
Director of Engineering – STS/AtLink Services
 
VP, Business Development – CNX
 
CEO – SiFi Networks
 
President – SiFi Networks
 
Managing Director – CNX
 
Community Program Specialist – USDA, Rural Development
 
VP Business Development – Ledcor
 
Regional Sales Manager – Calix
 
Marketing & Communications Associate, NoaNet
 
Sr. Development Specialist – City of Dayton, Office of Economic Development
 
Manager, Partnerships and Interagency Affairs – NTIA
 
Projects Coordinator – Pennyrile ADD
 
Senior Consultant – CTC Technology & Energy
 
Managing Director – KeyBanc Capital Markets
 
Sr. Policy Analyst – NASCIO
 
CMO – TMS
 
Principal Instigator – UC2B
 
Business Development – Alcatel-Lucent
 
Managing Director – S. Central Alabama Broadband Commission (SCABC)
 
IT Director – Town of Holly Springs, NC
 
Chief Information Officer & Director – Howard County Government
 
Sales Representative – Southeastern Sales & Marketing
 
Pricing & Sales Specialist – MacLean Highline
 
Director – Governor’s Office of Broadband Development
 
Sales Manager – ADTRAN
 
CIO – Wake County Government
 
CEO – Connected Nation Exchange (CNX)
 
Principal – Baller Herbst Stokes & Lide
 
CFO – Hayneville Fiber Transport, Inc.
 
Community Relations Coordinator – Jackson Energy Cooperative
 
RUS GFR – USDA
 
COO & President – Hayneville Fiber Transport, Inc.
 
Regional Sales Manager – Clearfield, Inc.
 
COO – First Solutions
 
Application Engineer – Clearfield, Inc.
 
Director of Business Development – Smart Communication Systems, LLC
 
Senior Consultant – Thomas P. Miller & Associates
 
Director of Entrepreneurial Development – Alice Lloyd College
 
Regional Sales Manager – Zhone Technologies, Inc.
 
Deputy of Service Director – City of Fairlawn, OH
 
Secretary – Kentucky State Government/Finance & Administration Cabinet
 
CTO – Smithville Fiber

Southeast Expansion Lead – Google Fiber
 
President & CEO – The Center for Rural Development
 
Director – Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, University of Kentucky
 
Business Development Manager, Carrier Networks – Corning
 
Computer Analyst – LFUCG Computer Services
 
Student Journalist – Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, University of Kentucky
 
Information Technology Manager – LFUCG Computer Services
 
Vice President – IPiFony Systems, Inc.
 
Director, Product Marketing – PEG Bandwidth
 
Senior Analyst – Harvey M. Rose Associates, LLC
 
General Field Representative, Tennessee – USDA Rural Utilities Services
 
Lead Network Engineer – IPiFony Systems, Inc.
 
Author, Technology Analyst – Daleneef.com
 
Director of Marketing – R&D Fiber Solutions
 
Regional Manager – Smart Communication Systems, LLC

Business Development – Sigma Technologies
 
FOA Trainer – Fiber Optic Association
 
VP, Engineering – TDC2, LLC
 
CEO – Medina County Fiber Network (OH)
 
Student – University of Kentucky
 
President – Smart Communication Systems, LLC
 
Gov. Board Representative – Community Telecom Services
 
Attorney – The Law Firm of Linda K. Ain
 
General Manager – Monte R. Lee & Company
 
FOA Board of Directors – The Fiber Optic Association
 
CEO – OneCommunity
 
Director Special Programs – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV)
 
Executive Director for Business and Rural Development – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV)
 
CDBG Administrator Kentucky – L & C Management
 
President – Sunstone Finance
 
Sr. Vice President – Alcatel Lucent
 
Vice President, ISG – Ledcor Technical Services

 

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Drawing Leaders From a
12-State Region

  • Kentucky is seizing its own broadband destiny

  • State on the cusp of a new broadband era

  • Kentucky’s new fiber ring will set off a boom in broadband construction

  • Lexington set to become the next gigabit city

 

 

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Lexington, Kentucky 40507
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Blue Grass Airport offers non-stop flights from 14 airports with convenient connections from business destinations worldwide.
Atlanta Delta Air Lines
Charlotte US Airways
Chicago (ORD) American Eagle, United Airlines
Dallas American Eagle
Detroit Delta Air Lines
Ft. Lauderdale Allegiant
Houston United Airlines
Myrtle Beach Allegiant
New York (LGA) Delta Air Lines
Orlando (Sanford) Allegiant
Philadelphia US Airways
Punta Gorda, FL Allegiant
Tampa Bay Allegiant
Washington, DC Delta Air Lines


Why Lexington?
It’s set to become the next gigabit city . . .
And Kentucky is getting a new 3,000 mile fiber ring!

Conference Week of 9/14:

Monday, 9/14
Registration Open • Welcome Reception

Tuesday, 9/15
Preconference Day • Workshops, Seminars • Evening Reception

Wednesday, 9/16
Main Event Sessions • Breakfast • Breaks • Luncheon • Evening Reception

Thursday, 9/17
Main Event Sessions • Breakfast • Breaks • Luncheon

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