Brad Moline, ALLO

Years at Current Organization: 19

First Job in the Industry: Birch Telecomm

Bucket List: To work in the kitchen of a top 10 restaurant for one week

What does the metaverse mean to you? An even-smaller world driven by people with less governmental impact.

How many companies have you worked for? 6

How will inflation impact the media and broadband space? Customers will pay for what they value. Price changes are a significant disruptor. Paying more for fewer highly valued products is the biggest impact.

Band I’d go see live: The Talbott Brothers

What will it take to see a seismic shift away from linear television for sports? Just a little more time. Likely in process with Thursday Night Football as streaming only.

The phrase “digital divide” will go away when… Industry and government really want it to—network, subsidies, and transport are customer-focused with less short-term thoughts.

Favorite dish that I can also make myself: Wood-fired pizza

Has the telco rollout of 5G wireless in North America impacted your business? None in the Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets that we serve

What household chore could you win a gold medal in? Laundry

If I had a time machine, I would … Go forward 25 years to see where the world is. I don’t look backwards or believe that the “good old days” were as good as today.

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