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Johnny HillChief Operating Officer

Johnny Hill is a founding member of Clearfield and named Chief Operating Officer of Clearfield in 2008. His leadership in building the operational organization enabled doubling the size of manufacturing operations to support the explosive company growth.

Hill has approximately 25 years of strategic and hands-on experience in the telecommunications networking industry. He started his career at Americable Inc. in 1996. He was Americable’s national sales manager when the company was acquired by Clearfield’s precursor, APA Cables & Networks in 2003. From 2006-2008, Hill served roles as Clearfield’s Vice President of Product Management and Development, and Vice President of Engineering and Product Management until being appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2008.

During his career, Hill has amassed many U.S. patents, building a national reputation within the telecommunications industry on such issues as fiber management; harsh environments; network design and transport; fiber and copper assemblies; network security; premise network equipment; structured wiring; among others.