Jeff Kohler

Rise Broadband: Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer

Jeff has worked in the wireless industry for 25 years, and he is responsible for all mergers and acquisitions, spectrum development, media relations and governmental affairs activities for the largest privately-held fixed wireless broadband service provider in the United States serving customers in sixteen states. He has served on the board of directors and is an officer and member of the Policy Committee for the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) and is active in advocacy efforts with both the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the U.S. Congress. Rise is a recipient of the FierceWireless Service Provider of the Year award and in 2021 was named Best Rural ISP Overall by CNET .