Deploying Fiber Networks

Creating a Relevant and Sustainable Community

Join us, Corning, Nokia and HMI Services, Inc. for a seminar on Deploying Fiber Networks. The seminar will provide an overview of the benefits, how to get started, funding and financial modeling and more. Lunch will be provided. Seats are limited!

March 21, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Attendees should plan on arriving by 9:30 – 9:45 in the morning in order to sign in.
Lunch will be provided

Fairfield Inn & Suites Buford Mall of GA
1355 Mall of Georgia Blvd.
Buford, GA 30519

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Delz Deploying Fiber Networks 2018

Jaime Espinosa
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Jaime Espinosa
Market/Business Development Manager,
Carrier Networks – Corning Optical Communications

12 years with Corning Optical Communications. Jaime led Corning’s FTTx strategy for Integrators and Broadband infrastructure in the Municipal and Utility markets across the Americas. Currently resides in Charlotte, NC.

Thomas M Jones
HMI Services Inc.

Thomas M. Jones
Vice President – HMI Services, Inc., a
Henkels & McCoy Group company

Mr. Jones is a Civil Engineer with over 25 years of Utility industry experience in the development of projects in a broad range of industries ranging from utility infrastructure, communications, electric transmission and distribution, and pipeline facilities. His extensive experience has provided the expertise to analyze and manage all aspects of business development from strategic planning to engineering and construction management.

Michael Brayen

Michael Brayen
Business Development of FTTX Solutions in Global Enterprise and Public Sector
Division – Nokia

Michael Brayen is responsible for Business Development of FTTX Solutions in Global Enterprise and Public Sector Division of NOKIA. Prior to his current role, Michael has worked as an Account Director in Strategic Industries, and as a Business Director in the Multi-Media Division of Alcatel-Lucent, focused on Tier 2, 3, and 4 Telecoms and Municipalities in North America. He has worked on the Municipal Network builds for EPB of Chattanooga, BVU, Valley Electric and BOLT Fiber in the Triple Play COOP space to name a few projects.

Michael has over 35 years experience in the Telecom Industry holding positions In Sales, Management and Engineering. Prior to joining Alcatel-Lucent, Michael has worked for, Kasenna, Net.Com, and Motorola, from 1996 to 2007 in various roles deploying IPTV solutions.

Michael has worked in various Technical and Senior Management positions involving all aspects of, Fiber, xDSL, GPON, and Software Development for various companies including, Next Level Communications, Bellcore-Telcordia, and NYNEX/Bell Atlantic. Mr. Brayen holds a Bachelor degree in Chemistry from the SUNY Plattsburgh, and an MBA from Clarkson University.


Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey
Manager of Broadband Utility – Graybar

Chris Bailey is currently the Manager of Broadband Utility and has been for the last eight years in the southeast. He has twenty six years of industry experience in the OSP and FTTh industry. Chris has spent the last eleven years with Graybar in various roles. Prior to working with Graybar, Chris worked in the manufacturing industry with Belden and OFS.