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Broadband Multimedia Marketing Association (BMMA) Elects 2018 Board of Directors - Broadband Multimedia Marketing Association

Broadband Multimedia Marketing Association (BMMA) Elects 2018 Board of Directors

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 Industry-leading forum continues to attract leading telcos and broadband vendors at recent Annual Meeting held in Atlantic Beach, FL.

Gulfport, MS (PRWEB) May 3, 2018

The Broadband Multimedia Marketing Association (BMMA), an international organization dedicated to bringing together broadband marketing professionals from the telco and vendor communities to share best practices, recently elected its Board of Directors for 2018-2019 at the BMMA 2018 Annual Meeting held in Atlantic Beach, FL.

The BMMA Board of Directors for 2018-2019 includes: 
·         Co-chair: Greg Owens, Calix
·         Co-chair: Brian Ragsdale, Windstream
·         Treasurer: Jake Sailana, Zyxel
·         Secretary: Lesley Kirchman, Actiontec                                     
·         Director: Kim Barrett, Cincinnati Bell
·         Director: Timo Laaksonen, F-Secure
·         Director: Tina Vande Zande, TDS
·         Executive Director: Ellis D. Hill, ResearchFirst, Inc.
“Our involvement with the BMMA is one of the most beneficial partnerships we maintain within our organization. The knowledge sharing, networking opportunities and generation of industry-relevant content makes the BMMA an invaluable resource for those in the Broadband space,” said Brian Ragsdale, the newly re-elected Co-Chair of the BMMA and Director of Consumer Product Marketing for Windstream.

“As a proud member of the BMMA for many years, Calix is committed to developing strong partnerships within the telecommunications industry,” added Greg Owens, Product Marketing Director at Calix and newly elected BMMA Co-Chair. “As a leading industry resource focused on the marketing of broadband and connected home services, the BMMA presents Calix with an in-depth understanding of industry trends, market conditions, and service providers’ challenges.”

“BMMA offers a collaborative problem-solving platform for telecom service providers of all sizes. So as a vendor, it provides invaluable feedback that informs our development efforts to produce innovative solutions,” said Jake Sailana, Director of Product Marketing for Zyxel Communications.

“F-Secure’s business model is to work closely with broadband service providers to boost their business growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. We believe this is best achieved through close cooperation, co-creation and sharing of best practices among all the relevant players in the ecosystem. BMMA provides a great forum for this work. We’re in!” added Timo Laaksonen, President of the Americas for F-Secure.

“BMMA offers a unique opportunity for telco service providers to develop relationships and guide each other through product and marketing initiatives. It’s a forum for sharing successes, challenges, strategies, and roadmaps in an environment that is collaborative, engaging and straightforward,” said Tina Vande Zande, Manager of Data Product Management for TDS.

BMMA member companies

AT&T, Actiontec, Affinegy, Avira, Calix, Cincinnati Bell, F-Secure, Frontier Communications, Front Porch, GVTC, Harrisonville Telephone Company (HTC), Horry Telephone Cooperative (HTC, Inc.), Mobile Security Manager, MTA (Matanuska Telephone Association), Netsweeper, PerfTech, SaskTel, Synacor, Tbaytel, TDS Telecom, Windstream, and Zyxel.

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