About Us

Broadband Success Partners is a consultancy specialized in supporting Digital Infrastructure Investors and Service Providers with their M&A activities, including technical and operations due diligence as well as post transaction services. With decades of strategic and tactical sector experience, founders Jack Burton and David Strauss, the principals, bring deep knowledge and a valuable set of skills to each engagement. In 2021, we were joined by our CTO Jay Rolls.

Specializing in broadband access networks, Jack has a wide range of technical expertise across a diverse range of telecommunications technologies. Jack held senior engineering positions at Altice, Cablevision, and Lightpath. He has also worked at Viacom/MTV Networks, Tribune/United Cable and Warner Amex Cable. Jack was Chairman of the CableLabs PacketCable Certification Board from 2011 to 2017. He authored a quarterly column for Broadband Library magazine. For details on Jack’s experience, click here.

David has a proven track record launching and growing B2B telecommunications and technology businesses. David held senior marketing positions at Lightpath, IBM, Sprint and AT&T. At Juniper Networks, he was the cable business development leader and a Comcast account manager. David had a long-term consulting engagement at Comcast Business – having designed and executed the original go-to-market plan for their Metro Ethernet services. For details on David’s experience, click here.

Jay Rolls, David Strauss and Jack Burton at the Cowen Communications Infrastructure Summit on August 10, 2021.

Jay Rolls is the former SVP & Chief Technology Officer of Charter Communications (2011 to 2019). Previously, Jay served in a variety of roles during 13 years at Cox Communications including SVP of Technology. He was also an executive at Excite@Home, Pacific Broadband, Alcatel and BBN Communications (now part of Level3/Lumen). Jay brings over 25 years of telecom experience to each client engagement.

Broadband Success Partners also has a Senior Advisor, Randy Kinsey, former Group VP of Network Engineering & Architecture at Charter Communications. Randy brings over 23 years of telecom experience, most recently as the VP of Advanced Engineering with Point Broadband. He started his telecom journey at Cox Communications as Executive Director of Networking Engineering & Architecture.