Grassroots association, NEDAS, located at the intersection of wireline and wireless with a goal of improving communications infrastructure to the edge for buildings, municipalities, public safety, enterprise and more, has announced its 2020 Advisory Council. The Advisory Council comprises 16 industry luminaries that guide, shape and advise NEDAS as it aims to facilitate a ubiquitously connected world through education and collaboration. The Council identifies topics of interest and optimises NEDAS’s yearly events to maximise networking, education and growth potential for participating individuals and companies.
The NEDAS 2020 Advisory Council is:
Aubrey Blosser, Senior Program Manager, Cloud Supply Chain at Microsoft.
Laurie Caruso, Founder & CEO of Safe-Fi Technologies.
Michael Cassell, CTO & Co-Owner of Communications Electronic.
Carrie Charles, President of Broadstaff.
Douglas Fishman, Director of DAS Design and Implementation for SQUAN.
Ezra Hug, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Boingo Wireless and the founder of NEDAS.
Nicole Miller, Senior Managing Director for Savills.
Andy Penley, VP of Wireless Solutions at ZenFi Networks.
Nicholas Stello, SVP of Information Technology for Vornado Realty Trust.
Steven Strickland, Executive Director of Eastern U.S. Sales for ExteNet.
Gary Terrill, Engineer Manager, Enterprise Network at Freddie Mac.
Laurie Turck, Director of Business Development for Advantage Engineers.
Ari Zoldan, Chairman of Quantum Media Group and Chair of the Media and Development committee for The Zahn Center for Innovation at City College.
The Council is led by NEDAS co-chairs Ilissa Miller, CEO of iMiller Public Relations, Co-Founder of the Independent Data Centre Alliance and Steve Yapsuga, Director of Sales for the Eastern U.S. at
NEDAS also recently welcomed Lou Traiforos as its new Vice President of Business Development.
“We are honoured to welcome new additions to the NEDAS Advisory Council for 2020, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to work with such a calibre of executives, all of whom helped shaped NEDAS into the source of progress and innovation that it is regarded as today,” comments Ilissa Miller, President of NEDAS. “Advisory Council members are integral to the continued success of NEDAS, and each and every participant plays a pivotal role in ensuring that we can facilitate the connectivity of tomorrow by promoting collaboration across the communications ecosystem today.”
“Bringing a vast array of insightful and vital knowledge to the table, this group will underscore and enhance NEDAS’s value for members, as well as optimize its focus on and delivery of healthy debate, productive conversation and networking at the intersection of wireless and wireline,” states Steve Yapsuga, Co-Chair of NEDAS and its Advisory Council. “By supporting and guiding the association’s programs and events, each member of this year’s Advisory Council will drive innovation and collective success across the world of communications.”