Neil Shaw is the founder and Principal of Uptown Services, LLC, an engineering and consulting firm that develops and implements broadband strategies for municipalities and utilities. Uptown has worked with over 100 clients since 1999. Practice areas include feasibility studies, middle mile design, last mile design, plan implementation and system operation. The firm has been deeply involved in evaluating, designing and / or implementing fiber networks for 10 Colorado municipalities and utilities including Longmont, Fort Collins, Estes Park, Glenwood Springs, San Luis Valley REC and Poudre Valley REA.
Neil has personally designed 10 complete middle mile and last mile fiber networks, so he understands the pros and cons of the various architectures and technologies available to clients today. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from the University of Colorado.