FiberLight LogoHigh-performance fiber optic network provider FiberLight, LLC recently announced the promotion and expanded management responsibilities of 20-year telecom industry veteran John Schmitt.  In his new capacity as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Mr. Schmitt is responsible for strengthening FiberLight’s relationship with national and global tech leaders, exploring additional growth areas for its solutions, and working closely with the company’s management team to provide insight into critical strategies regarding its future.

Due to increasing consumer demand for bandwidth and content delivery over mobile devices, fiber optic network providers such as FiberLight are now sought after more than ever, delivering dark fiber, custom conduit and dedicated private networking solutions from the infrastructure level on up.  Mr. Schmitt is instrumental in expanding FiberLight’s product reach and strengthening its relationships with key stakeholders in these markets.

Mr. Schmitt has been as a member of the FiberLight team for the past 20 years, serving in various roles including Regional VP of Sales, VP of Business Development, and SVP of Carrier Sales and Business Development.  In 2013, he became FiberLight’s Chief Development Officer, responsible for all aspects of network expansion activities, carrier and wholesale partnership management and strengthening the FiberLight brand within the enterprise market.

Mr. Schmitt’s tenure within FiberLight has provided him with a deep understanding of the company and its processes as well as the ability to ensure organic growth of its high-density, metro-based fiber optic network services.

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