Moderating the conversation and fielding your questions will be Bill Johnson, Senior Broadband Consultantat Sanborn, has been leading broadband projects since 2009, including 5 years with the State of New York and 2 years as GIS Director at USAC in Washington DC. For the past 5 years he has been guiding Sanborn’s outreach and strategy on state broadband projects.
Responding to Bill’s and your questions will be:
Chris Pedersen, Executive Vice President at Connected Nation, for the past 14 years has been working nationally on broadband access, adoption, and use issues and opportunities with non-profit Connected Nation.
Justin Fazzari, Senior Broadband Strategist at Sanborn, has spent the last five years engaged in national broadband policy and was Manager of Broadband Analytics and Mapping for NTIA before joining the Sanborn team earlier this year. He leads efforts to communicate on broadband issues, strategies, and policy.
Mark Grinberg, Broadband Project Manager at Sanborn, is currently helping Broadband Offices in several states prepare their tools and data strategy for the state challenge process. He leads several state broadband analysis and application development projects.
Ashley Tardif, Broadband Data Scientist at Sanborn, coordinates a spatial and data analysis team and is the lead for designing and implementing Sanborn broadband data analysis and modeling activities for several states’ broadband offices.