June 20, 2016 9:19 pm

Denver, CO, June 20, 2016 – Magellan Advisors, the nation’s leading Broadband, Telecom, Smart City and IT Consulting Firm, today announced that Jory Wolf will join Magellan effective July 5, 2016 as Vice President of Digital Innovation.

Jory Wolf joins Magellan following a 35-year career with the City of Santa Monica, California. Jory spent 22 years as the Chief Information Officer for Santa Monica, where he led the development of Santa Monica City Wi-Fi sm, an extensive network providing free wireless Internet services to the public, and Santa Monica CityNetsm, an acclaimed 100 gigabit broadband initiative supporting an environment for local businesses to compete in the global economy with cutting edge broadband solutions, and for affordable broadband for digital inclusion and fiber to the home.  Jory was the thought leader behind Santa Monica’s Smart City initiatives, Open Data Portal, and led the development of Silicon Beach, a Santa Monica/LA metro Westside economic development area where a large community of startups, incubators, and tech companies thrive.

As Vice President of Digital Innovation, Jory will assume responsibility for leading strategic broadband and smart city projects with Magellan’s clients.  Jory commented, "I am excited to join the Magellan team.  We have a shared vision and approach in assisting clients in transforming communities through broadband, software defined networks, and smart city initiatives for economic development, public health, safety, education, and wellbeing."

As a past board member of the Government Technology Conference and Government and Business Technology Group, Jory is also a Public Technology Institute Fellow, a member of US-Ignite, a founding member of Next Century Cities, and an advocate for change in local, state and national broadband policy. Jory and his teams have received over 55 awards for information technology projects during his career and in 2012 he received the CIO Lifetime Achievement Award from the Los Angeles Business Journal. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and Biology from California State University Northridge, and a certificate in Management Information Systems from the University of California, Los Angeles.

John Honker, Magellan’s President & CEO states "Jory understands who we are as a company and is a perfect fit to enhance Magellan’s role as the leading broadband, smart city, and IoT consulting firm.” We are honored to bring Mr. Wolf aboard, and know our current and future clients will benefit from his expertise. We are excited about the possibilities that lie ahead for our company and its people, and look forward to working with Jory and Magellan’s Senior Consulting team as we stay committed to expanding gigabit broadband, smart city applications, and enhanced fiber-optic networks to our clients across the U.S and Internationally.  

About Magellan Advisors

Magellan provides leading broadband, smart city, information technology, and security consulting services to public and private organizations. We are a full spectrum planning and implementation firm that brings together technology, communications, and utility consulting to create smart gigabit cities of tomorrow. We are only successful when our clients are successful. Our goal is to find practical broadband and technology solutions that our clients are capable of implementing in their communities. Through our services, over $1 billion of new broadband investments have been made connecting more than 1,000 schools, hospitals, libraries, and governments and passing nearly 1 million homes with fiber. 

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