Brian Mefford

VETRO: Vice President of Broadband Strategy

At VETRO, Brian is responsible for connecting network owners and operators leveraging public funding with the technology solutions needed to deploy critical network infrastructure successfully.

Before coming to VETRO, Brian founded Connected Nation, a nonprofit focused on enriching community broadband access, and served as the organization’s Chairman and CEO for nearly a decade. During his time at Connected Nation, Brian led the spin out of CNX, a collaborative platform for establishing broadband public/private partnerships focused on enabling public entities to organize and share assets that support network deployment with private partners. CNX provided the nexus where Brian first met and worked with the founders of VETRO, together developing a 5G asset management software solution