General Session Speakers

Shirley Bloomfield

President & CEO
NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association

Jeff Dykes

CEO
Brightridge

Yaa Kumah-Crystal MD, MPH, MS

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Pediatric Endocrinology Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Matthew Polka

President & CEO
ACA Connects

David Wade

CEO
EPB

Anshul Seopuri

Chief Technology Officer, Data & AI
IBM

Tommy Battle

Mayor
Huntsville, Alabama

Wes Kelly

CEO
Huntsville Utilities

Kimberly McKinley

Chief Marketing Officer
UTOPIA Fiber

Marc Dyman

SVP of Kinetic Wholesale and Public Private Partnerships at Windstream

Rep. Deborah Ruggiero

Rhode Island State Represntative
Chair, House Committee on Innovation, Internet, Technology

Todd Holt

CEO
Point Broadband

Keith Carnahan

CEO
Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative

Brian Snider

CEO
Lit Communities

Butch Brock

VP, Market Acquisition
ITC Broadband Holding

Russ Brethower

Senior Manager,
Grant County PUD

Barbara Hayes

Chief Economic Development Officer,
Rural County Representatives of
California (RCRC)

Jennifer Fritzsche

Managing Director, North American Telecom and Digital Infrastructure
Greenhill & Co.

Tyson Marian

 Chief Commercial Officer
Plume

Matt Collins

Chief Marketing Officer,
Calix

Robert Conger

SVP, Technology and Strategy
ADTRAN