Every day, community leaders are working to overcome barriers to developing Internet networks. On Monday, April 4, 2016, Chris took part in the Coalition for Local Internet Choice (CLIC) pre-conference panel on Public Perspectives to Partnerships at the Broadband Communities Summit in Austin, Texas. Chris was joined by Gabriel Garcia, Bill Vallee, Jon Gant, and Drew Clark. The panel was moderated by Catherine Rice.
The group discussed strategies, business models, and lessons learned when building a successful public-private partnership (PPP).
Public Perspectives on Partnerships: Lessons Learned and Best Practices
Catharine Rice – Project Director, CLIC
Bill Vallee – Office of Consumer Counsel, State of Connecticut, New Britain, CT
Jon Gant – Director, UC2B
Christopher Mitchell – Community Networks Director, ILSR
Gabriel Garcia – Director, Senior Counsel, General Counsel, Legal Services, CPS Energy, San Antonio, TX
Drew Clark – Chairman and Publisher, BroadbandBreakfast.com