Connected Nation has announced it has promoted Chris Pedersen to executive vice president, development and planning.
Pedersen provides both strategic and operational leadership in the design and implementation of the company’s mission. In this role, Pedersen oversees the organization’s strategic planning process and is responsible for measuring and maintaining the organization’s impact and outcomes in closing the digital divide.
Pedersen also serves as the primary relationship manager for placement and development of innovative broadband programming both nationally and internationally. Pedersen works with public and private sector leaders to build talented, mission-oriented project teams to identify the broadband needs of various state agencies, libraries, educational systems, etc., and responds with comprehensive solutions. He also speaks Danish and Spanish.