In the mid-1990’s Kenneth Luzzatto began his career in the Telecommunications industry working for one the first nationwide optical carriers or “ISP backbone”. Fortunate to be in the “eye of the storm” during the Internet boom, Ken continued his start-up career working for the industry’s first “gorilla” Data Center company focused on launching mid-size data centers in dozens of regional markets across the country. Turning his focus to the emerging Mobile networks, Ken spearheaded the launch of the industry’s first commercially available product enabling end-to-end encrypted voice calling and data transmission. After joining Booz Allen Hamilton, Ken spent several years as a Telecommunications SME supporting a range of projects within DHS and the NTIA most notable the initial planning, risk assessment and network architecture for the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN), or what would become FirstNet. Earlier this year Ken joined AiNET, an award-winning fiber optic carrier and data center owner/operator with headquarters in the mid-Atlantic region. His current focus is on enabling strategic growth and to accelerate market penetration within enterprise-class and service provider organizations in diverse industries such as healthcare, media, financial services and higher education/ research.