For over 20 years Craig Settles' workshops, consulting services and books have helped government and other organizations worldwide use technology to cut costs, improve business operations and increase revenue. Author of Fighting the Good Fight for Municipal Wireless (2006 Hudson House Publishing) and many in-depth analysis reports, Mr. Settles is a prominent thought leader on executing appropriate business strategies to deploy community broadband networks.
Mr. Settles has presented before the FCC on broadband issues, and is a frequent speaker on maximizing the use of broadband and Internet technologies. He served as Dir. of Electronic Commerce for Metricom, whose Ricochet wireless Internet access service was the pre-cursor to today's municipal broadband networks. Mr. Settles' company, Successful.com, has consulted with various U.S. communities and private-sector companies, including Glendale, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Microsoft and Symantec.