Deborah Kish is Vice President of Research and Workforce Development for the Fiber Broadband Association (FBA). In her role, she is leading FBA’s research initiatives as well as serving as team lead building “OpTIC Path™” (Optical Telecom Installer Certification Path), the association’s fiber optic technician certification program. Prior to joining FBA’s team, she spent over 20 years as an analyst at Gartner covering broadband, telecom switching, signaling and security topics advising thousands of service provider and vendor clients about product and service strategy. To learn more, visit the FBA at https://fiberbroadband.org/. Follow Deborah on Twitter @deborah_kish. Follow the FBA on Twitter @fiberbroadband, LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fiber-broadband-association/, and YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDbakO-985kRbEXJtYz90-Q.