Cliff Kane, Co-CEO, Cleareon Fiber Networks

As a successful entrepreneur and accomplished senior executive, Cliff was an early adapter and promoter of the use of fiber optics in network applications and was responsible for the deployment and operation of national fiber optic and DWDM networks. Prior to founding Cleareon, he owned and operated several telecommunications infrastructure companies and held executive leadership positions in such firms as Fairpoint Communications and Telseon. Previously, Cliff owned a boutique M&A/corporate development advisory firm whose clients included; start-ups, public companies, privately held businesses and private equity firms in the telecommunications, media and real estate sectors.