Jim Butman

Years in Media & Broadband: 20+

Education: BA, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire; MBA, Finance, University of Wisconsin–Madison

My personal superpower is: Pretty much not afraid to try anything—as a result I am a jack of all trades and a master of none!

My proudest professional achievement over the past 12 months is… Creating development opportunities for top talent and seeing them grow and develop into even stronger leaders.

What habit are you keeping post-pandemic? Exercising and eating healthy.

How does the country narrow the digital divide? It has to be through education. We must ensure our less fortunate also get access to top educational opportunities and that we as a country work extra hard at motivating and unlocking the potential of our youth, taking actions in our personal and professional lives to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

My comfort TV binge? Love “The Queen’s Gambit” — caused me to learn chess.

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