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John Blackford
Product Management Director at Commscope


John Blackford is a Product Management Director at CommScope within the Assurance Group of the Network & Cloud Business Unit. His current focus is the development of products for the management and control of the connected home. His career includes 20+ years of data and telecommunications experience in engineering, software architecture, and product management.

John currently serves as the Broadband User Services Work Area Co-Director of the Broadband Forum and is a member of the Broadband Forum board of directors. John previously worked for Efficient Networks, Siemens, 2Wire, Pace, and ARRIS where he has consistently expanded his knowledge of remotely managing devices in the connected home. He has received both the Broadband Forum’s Circle of Excellence award and Outstanding Contributor award. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Midwestern State University.

Agenda Sessions

  • Market Update - The Evolution of the Connected Home – User Services Platform (Demo)