In this episode of The Fiber Pod, we are happy to announce our guest Gary Bolton, president and CEO of the Fiber Broadband Association (FBA).
The FBA is the largest trade association dedicated to all-fiber-optic broadband. Before FBA, Gary held executive management positions at two successful venture-backed high-tech start-ups as well as at large publicly traded companies in marketing, product line management, and public policy.
Additionally, Gary is also currently an adjunct professor in business administration and management science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He holds an MBA from Duke University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University.
Insights about the US FTTH market
The build-out of fiber infrastructure in the US is on the agenda, and in this episode, we both touch upon and dig deeper into several different topics. Gary generously shares a lot of his knowledge and insights on the subject.
At the end of the day, everybody needs robust fiber. - Gary Bolton
Tune in to The Fiber Pod and take part of:
From copper networks to robust fiber infrastructure
The purpose and contributions of the Fiber Broadband Association
The benefits of the national and regional US fiber industry conferences
The main drivers in the US FTTH market
Discussion about how the high market demand requires capacity from suppliers
How fiber infrastructure provides opportunities for rural communities
Furthermore, the most significant investment cycle on fiber in US history is up for discussion. Gary shares insights about how this can enable advancements in several areas, such as autonomous vehicles, medical care, and work opportunities, and ultimately reduce the carbon footprint.