William Bradford

President & Chief Executive Officer
United Communications


William Bradford is the President & CEO of United Communications, an entity he formed in partnership with Gene Johnson, providing telecommunications services to over 11,000 residential and business customers in Middle Tennessee, utilizing both fiber and fixed wireless deployments.  William is a telecommunications management executive with almost 20 years of broad industry experience acquiring and operating internet and telecommunications operations around the Country, primarily focused on serving rural, underserved markets.  William has been an active participant in state and federal industry associations and is the past President of the Tennessee Telecommunications Association.  Additionally, William serves as Chairman of IRIS Networks, a leading provider of wholesale telecommunications services, specializing in tower backhaul solutions for wireless carriers and regional fiber transport for large carriers and enterprises.  IRIS operates a state of the art fiber optic network, using leading edge IP/MPLS Ethernet technologies strategically deployed with over 5,000 route miles in the Southeast with 116 POP locations located in 6 states including super POP sites in Chicago and Atlanta.  William currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Adolfson & Peterson Construction, one of the hundred largest general contractors in the US.  William graduated cum laude from Wake Forest University, with a degree in Mathematical Economics.  William currently lives in Brentwood, TN with his wife and four young children.

April 8-11, 2019

Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas

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  Unique Opportunity to Network with Broadband Systems Operators*
*Includes Telcos - Private, CLECs, ILECs; Cable Operators; Wireless Broadband Operators, Property Managers, Developers, Owners, REITs, Universities, Colleges
  Equipment Manufacturers, Suppliers, Distributors 17%
  Government/Legal 12%
  Consultants, Contractors 10%
  System Installers, Service Providers 8%
  Financial Advisers, Institutions, Investors 3%

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