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Chris Walker

Senior Executive Director, Infrastructure Strategy

Chris has been with NoaNet since 2001. As Strategic Executive Director of Infrastructure Strategy, he delivers on network growth and expansion, strategic planning, capital development of the outside plant, and broadband planning for emerging public benefit networks. Chris has acted as department head for many of NoaNet’s critical functions, including Network Operations and Engineering, Outside Plant Construction, Network Operations Center, Professional Services, and Community Outreach. He was the executive director of the NoaNet BTOP construction build-out and sets the network facilities’ architectural direction throughout the state. Before NoaNet, Chris served 12 years in the armed forces.

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