Ed Barrett

HR Green: Practice Leader – Fiber and Broadband Services

Edward Barrett has more than 15 years of telecommunications experience working with carriers, utilities, electric cooperatives, and local communities. He serves as the Practice Leader of HR Green’s Fiber and Broadband Services national service line and is an industry-recognized broadband, telecommunications, and fiber thought leader. In this role, Ed has worked with clients across the U.S., ranging from the smallest of small towns to million-plus urban counties who are studying broadband as a way to enhance the lives of their constituents and grow into the Gigabit Economy. He has worked with 20+ Colorado agencies and providers to deploy broadband and address the digital divide. From an assessment study perspective, he has been involved in identifying and coordinating various funding sources (local, state, federal, and private).