Barry Walton is a Solutions Architect for Corning Optical Communications, working with customers to deploy FTTH networks utilizing his extensive experience gained from 41 years in Telecom. He joined Corning after 37 years at a large tier 1 telecom company in Canada where he championed the deployment of FTTH, providing the strategy and planning for over 1 million homes passed. Barry’s expertise lies in business case creation, operations planning, large-scale network planning, reducing costs, increasing build pace and deployment strategy for successful access network builds. A former board member of the North American Fiber to the Home Council, Barry has delivered numerous FTTH presentations at many national and regional conferences. He is highly respected by his peers for his expertise gained through real-world FTTH network deployments. Barry is a true FTTH evangelist.