Guy Bevente is an Information Technology leader with a history of driving change, transforming organizations, and building strong delivery teams. Established and diverse skills that span technical and business: business and IT strategy; mergers and acquisitions integration; software assessment and selection; digital transformation; vendor management; advanced solution delivery frameworks; cost optimization; driving innovation; organization redesign; and people development.
Kaleigh Cox is the Vice President of Business Development and Content Operations at DxTEL. Before stepping into that role, she served broadband companies across North America as a freelance copywriter. With focused expertise in content marketing and strategic brand messaging, she helps telecommunication companies, rural cooperatives, and other broadband providers engage their target audience and reach their goals.
Jacki Miskimins is passionate about community development and the opportunities to improve everyday lives through reliable, affordable infrastructure – including broadband. Her background in economic development, tourism, and higher education lends a broad perspective on the benefits and opportunities broadband brings to communities and regions. In her role as Director of Marketing, and with the help of the Marketing team, Jacki works to connect broadband providers (both new and established) with easy-to-access expertise through education, timely communication, networking, and knowledge exchange. She also supports the Vantage Point team internally through industry engagement, branding, public relations, sales enablement, market research, and internal/external communications.
Jacki has a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Gender Studies from the University of Notre Dame and an Executive Master’s in public administration from the University of South Dakota.
Charlotte Patrick is an independent industry analyst covering the use of Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Automation (A3) by telecommunications companies. Her areas of interest are the uptake and efficacy of these technologies and the resulting financial benefit. She brings 13 years of experience as an analyst at Gartner and 10 years of practical experience in AT&T, COLT and Telefonica O2 – with a mix of strategic, marketing and financial skill sets.
Kim McKinley helps lead UTOPIA Fiber as its Deputy Director and Chief Marketing Officer. In 2010, she joined the network as a member of its turnaround team, and has helped cement today’s UTOPIA Fiber as the fastest-growing, highest-rated, and most-successful Open Access network in the United States. Day-to-day, Kim actively leads UTOPIA’s marketing, sales, order fulfillment, and customer service teams. In addition to being one of the industry’s most recognizable leaders, she serves as co-Chair of the Public Officials Committee of the Fiber Broadband Association in Washington, D.C., and speaks frequently about Open Access networks on the national stage. Prior to UTOPIA Fiber, Kim worked in the hospitality marketing industry and has a B.A. in Business Administration from the College of Charleston.