Douglas Kinkoph

Acting Associate Administrator, Office of Telecommunications and Information (OTIA)


NTIA, U.S. Dept of Commerce

Mr. Kinkoph is the Acting Associate Administrator for the Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications (OTIA) for the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) Office of Telecommunications Information and Applications at the U.S. Department of Commerce. In this capacity, Mr. Kinkoph leads the $4.3 billion Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP), resulting from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which funded the deployment of broadband infrastructure, public computer centers, sustainable adoption of broadband service, and the statewide broadband planning and data collection initiative, leading to the creation of the National Broadband Map.

Mr. Kinkoph also directs NTIA’s post-BTOP Strategic Initiatives to promote broadband deployment and adoption across communities nationwide. Prior to this role, Mr. Kinkoph managed the OTIA team responsible for overseeing the BTOP broadband Infrastructure grants.

A telecommunications policy expert, Mr. Kinkoph has more than two decades of experience in the public and private sectors. Mr. Kinkoph held multiple executive roles in the communications industry before joining the Department of Commerce. Most recently, Mr. Kinkoph was Vice President of Operations at Soundpath Conferencing, responsible for all Sales, Marketing and Customer Service operations. His private sector experience also includes serving in senior regulatory and policy roles at XO Communications, Nextlink, and LCI. Mr. Kinkoph earned his M.A. in Administration from Central Michigan University and his BS in Telecommunication Management from Ohio University.

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
49%
  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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