Dan Howick has over 20 years of experience working in the planning, layout and design of telecommunications networks, specializing in fiber optics. He works hand-in-hand with some of the nation’s largest service providers and network owners who rely on his reputation and industry knowledge to help design and install advanced fiber-optic systems throughout North America. Dan’s expertise in the Broadband industry focuses on fiber-optic networks in both the inside and outside plant environments. His roles have led to the successful design and construction of outside plant networks for carriers, the United States Government, local municipalities, and private networks. Dan excels in the areas of route planning and optimization, as-built recording and development, plant verification and documentation, as well as construction and construction management of the networks. Dan also has extensive experience in best practices, methods and procedures for design/installation in fiber optics including terminations, splicing and testing.