MSO Strategy and Planning Lead
Bill Beesley’s tenure with Cox Communications, and more recently with Fujitsu, have given him deep insider knowledge of the real-world challenges MSOs face as they tackle unprecedented operational and technical transformation. He combines hands-on experience with strategic whole-industry vision of the art, architecture and science of communications networking. Driven by operational and practical wisdom as much as by technological expertise, Bill extends the discussion beyond the alphabet soup of the day and into the operational demands of constant use. Whether it’s EPON, GPON, Ethernet, DAA, or DOCSIS, he provides key insights into simplified, efficient network operations and durable performance. When he isn’t developing practical network solutions for MSOs, you might find Bill brewing beer and mead; mountain-biking; playing bass in a rock band; or even Bitcoin mining. In the words of musician Maynard James Keenan, you might call all this a Perfect Union of Contrary Things.
Three decades is a long time to be in the same industry, even one as historically slow-moving as telecommunications. It’s certainly long enough to become familiar with the typical rate of change. Looking back over my thirty-year telecom tenure, it’s clear that bigger changes are happening at an accelerating pace. A quick look at how