Joshua Broder serves as CEO of Tilson, which under his leadership, has grown from less than 15 employees to over 600, earning a top spot on the Inc. 5000 list for the past consecutive 11 years. Josh led several large, successful Recovery Act funded technology infrastructure projects for Tilson that included Fiber optic broadband grid modernization network deployments, and today is a leading expert in dense cellular networks, intelligent transportation, and smart city. Josh cut his teeth in leadership as an Army Signal Officer on missions in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia, where he was awarded the Bronze Star for service in Afghanistan deploying and running the tactical communications network for US forces. Josh holds a Bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College. Josh is a graduate of AT&T’s Operation Hand Salute at JFK University with a certificate in entrepreneurial studies. Josh serves on the boards for Skowhegan Savings Bank, Kleinschmidt Associates (a multi-national engineering firm), fiber management software company VETRO FiberMap, Versant Power (an investor owned power utility), and The Jackson Laboratory, a global research and biotech institution.