The Broadband Group: Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Patrick Thibeault serves as The Broadband Group’s Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer after a notable ten-year career with Google Fiber and Alphabet. As a proven industry leader and visionary, he brings advanced design, engineering, and planning acumen to the TBG portfolio.
In his work as Technical Program Manager at Google Fiber, Mr. Thibeault was essential to the development of the Huntsville Utilities fiber network expansion and “UtilitySmartGridModel” initiative in Alabama. He also provided instrumental support for fiber optic network acquisitions and leases in other municipalities.
Mr. Thibeault has a long history of successful collaboration and negotiation with Internet Service Providers in the U.S. and Asia Pacific Region. In his role with Google’s Next Billion Users team, he utilized wireless technologies to bring the Internet to new and emerging markets in Southeast Asia through partnerships with business development teams and third-party Wi-Fi providers.
Mr. Thibeault began his career building, operating, and maintaining networks with the United States Marine Corps, IBM, Severn Trent Laboratories, and DoubleClick. In his role with The Broadband Group, Mr. Thibeault leads all engineering, design, and deployment activity for TBG Network Services, as well as The Broadband Group’s Community Development and Municipal planning practice.
Additionally, Mr. Thibeault serves as Vice President of The Romito Foundation, a non-profit organization supporting the local Duchene Muscular Dystrophy community, which aims to improve the quality of life of those afflicted with DMD.