John Foley, VP Operations, Safer Buildings Coalition

John is VP, Operations of the Safer Buildings Coalition. The primary mission of the Safer Buildings Coalition is to ensure that First Responders (Fire, Law Enforcement and EMS) can use state-of-the-art voice and data communications to communicate with one another inside buildings as well as to and from their Command Centers outside buildings during an event.

John has held key business development, operations, engineering, and executive roles at companies such as Level 3 Communications, MFS, and MCI. John was a co-founder of XO Communications where he was VP of Operations and Engineering, and later VP of International Network Development. John led dark fiber provider City Signal Communications in the position of President and CEO. John most recently served as Capture Director for specialty construction firm Henkels and McCoy, a leading DAS Integrator.

At H&M John led efforts for creating designs, workplans, budgets, and proposals for thousands of US based DAS, small cell, and public safety communications projects ranging from small-medium commercial buildings to mega-venues.