Jim Baller

President
Baller Stokes & Lide, PC

 

Baller represents clients in a broad range of communications matters nationally and in more than 35 states. He is the founder and was president of the U.S. Broadband Coalition, a consortium of more than 160 organizations that helped build a national consensus on the need for a comprehensive national broadband strategy and recommended the framework reflected in the FCC’s National Broadband Plan. He is also the President of the Coalition for Local Internet Choice.

In 2001, NATOA designated him Member of the Year and in 2007 made him its first Community Broadband Visionary of the Year for “almost single-handedly putting the need for a national broadband strategy to the forefront of public consciousness.” In 2012, Baller received the FTTH Council Americas Chairman’s Award “for his relentless promotion and pursuit of community broadband and of faster networks for everyone.” He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Cornell Law School.

September 22-24, 2020

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