About Steph Stoppenhagen, Director of Strategy & Innovation, Steve Truebner, Sales Director, and Paul Pishal, Sales Director, Black & Veatch, Connected Communities
Steph Stoppenhagen is recognized as a technology solutions expert, strategizing with clients to deliver value from smart infrastructure, networks, and Big Data. She focuses on creating future technology solutions that demand eco-responsibility and has a track record of over 16 years in the creation, leadership, and implementation of global smart city programs. She has created transformational, high-visibility IT-based solutions for C-level clients.
Steve Truebner is a Sales Director in the Telecom Division of Black & Veatch. He has more than 20 years of experience working with the public sector. Specializing in public-private partnerships, he has led a wide range of energy, infrastructure and technology deployments across 30 U.S. states. Steve’s focus at Black & Veatch is on broadband expansion and intelligent infrastructure solutions with cities, states and utilities.
Paul Pishal is the Sales Director in the Telecom Division of Black & Veatch. Paul is responsible for business development, strategic partnerships and client engagements for the expanding markets of fiber and wireless networks for municipal and private broadband. His focus includes Public-Private Partnerships. Paul brings more than two decades of experience managing business development, product marketing and corporate strategy for technology companies in the telecommunications, electronics and business consulting industries.