Randy Kinsey, Jack Burton, David Strauss and Jay Rolls (L to R)

Jack Burton and David Strauss founded Broadband Success Partners in 2017. In 2021, Jay Rolls joined us and is the Chief Technology Officer. In 2022, Randy Kinsey joined us as Senior Advisor. In 2023, Jeffrey Burgan, Rick Guerrero and Mike Giobbi joined us as Senior Advisors.

Jack Burton is a co-founder and Principal of Broadband Success Partners. Specializing in broadband access technologies, Mr. Burton 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. Mr. Burton was Chairman of the CableLabs PacketCable Certification Board from 2011 to 2017. He authored a quarterly column for Broadband Library magazine.

David Strauss is a co-founder and Principal of Broadband Success Partners. David has a proven track record launching and growing B2B telecommunications and technology businesses. Mr. Strauss 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. Mr. Strauss had a long-term consulting engagement at Comcast Business – having designed and executed the original go-to-market plan for their Metro Ethernet services.

Jay Rolls is the Chief Technology Officer of Broadband Success Partners. Mr. Rolls was the SVP & Chief Technology Officer of Charter Communications from 2011 to 2019. Previously, he 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 (now part of Level3/Lumen). Mr. Rolls has 25 years of telecom experience. Industry vet Jay Rolls drops in on telecom’s surging M&A wave

Randy Kinsey is a Senior Advisor at Broadband Success Partners. Mr. Kinsey brings over 23 years of telecom experience, most recently as the VP of Advanced Engineering with Point Broadband. He was the Group VP of Network Engineering & Architecture at Charter Communications. He started his telecom journey at Cox Communications as Executive Director of Networking Engineering & Architecture. Mr. Kinsey served in the United States Air Force for 14 years.

Jeffrey Burgan is a Senior Advisor at Broadband Success Partners. He has over 30 years of service provider experience. Mr. Burgan joins us after 12 years at Google where he led Google Fiber’s network engineering, operations & deployments. He was also responsible for various wireless initiatives including LinkNYC. Mr. Burgan was also an executive at M2Z Networks and Excite@Home.

Rick Guerrero is a Senior Advisor at Broadband Success Partners. As a leader at Cox Communications, Mr. Guerrero directed fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) projects, including an xPON overbuild in Phoenix, AZ. He also redefined major metro rebuilds with a focus on capital management and standards adherence, while also leading significant product and technology launches.

Mike Giobbi is a Senior Advisor at Broadband Success Partners. Mike was the the CTO of Armstrong Cable, an FTTH trail blazer and the 11th largest US cable company. He was promoted to CTO in 2006 following seven years as the VP of New Technologies. Previously, Mike Giobbi was System Integration Engineer and a Systems Maintenance Technician – having started his Armstrong career in 1977. Mike Giobbi has experience in building networks via Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). He used CAF2, RDOF and ACAM funds to construct systems in several states. To learn more about Mike Giobbi’s PPP background and guidance for State Broadband Offices, please click here.

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