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I am Cameron Kilton, a highly experienced telecommunications professional currently serving as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Nextlink. With a remarkable career spanning over two decades, I bring my expertise to the design, construction, and operation of wireless broadband, cellular, AMI, and fiber-optic network systems.

Recognized as a prominent figure in the WISP community, I am a dedicated advocate for customers and have been actively involved in the industry for nearly 20 years. My in-depth knowledge and passion for engineering, construction, and management enable me to effectively oversee large-scale wireless and fiber deployments at the local, state, and federal levels.

Before joining Nextlink, I held the position of Senior Consultant at Tilson Technology Management. In this role, I demonstrated strong leadership by supervising the deployment and management of electric utility smart grid networks that served more than one million smart meters across the United States.

Prior to my consultancy work, I served as the Broadband Director and Project Manager for Midcoast Internet, Maine’s pioneering wireless broadband Internet provider. During my tenure, I played a pivotal role in maintaining and expanding the company’s broadband network. I spearheaded the addition of new wireless and fiber-optic systems, thereby expanding service areas and coverage.

With my comprehensive understanding of the telecommunications industry and a proven track record of successful network deployments, I am an invaluable asset to communities. My unwavering dedication to bridging the digital divide fuels my commitment to connecting rural America through innovative approaches.

Work History

Nextlink Internet
Chief Technology Officer
March 2020 – Current
I oversaw the design, implementation, and management of extensive wireless and fiber-optic networks. I led technology strategy and innovation, ensuring robust and scalable solutions for rural broadband connectivity.

Alpha Wireless Ltd.
Director Sales – US WISP Market
December 2018 – March 2020
I directed sales strategies for the US WISP market, focusing on delivering advanced wireless solutions to internet service providers. I established strong client relationships and drove significant revenue growth.

Baicells Technologies Co., Ltd.
Director of Tier 2 and Vertical Engineering Services
February 2017 – November 2018
I managed engineering services for tier 2 and vertical markets, ensuring high-quality support and deployment of innovative wireless technologies. I played a key role in product development and market expansion into Utility operations.

Tilson Technology Management, Inc.
Network Services Manager
November 2016 – March 2017
I led the network services team in deploying and maintaining advanced telecommunications infrastructure. I coordinated large-scale projects and optimized network performance for diverse clients.

Redzone Wireless, LLC
Director of Network Operations
January 2015 – November 2016
I directed operations for a leading fixed wireless internet service provider, deploying LTE-Advanced networks across Maine and New Hampshire. I improved service delivery and expanded network coverage to underserved areas.

Tilson Technology Management, Inc.
Senior Consultant
October 2011 – January 2015
I provided expert consultancy on smart grid networks for electric utilities, overseeing the deployment and management of systems serving over one million smart meters nationwide. I enhanced operational efficiency and reliability.

Midcoast Internet Solutions, Inc.
Director of Broadband
August 2002 – October 2011
I managed broadband services for Maine’s pioneering wireless internet provider. I led network expansion efforts, incorporating new wireless and fiber-optic systems to enhance service coverage and quality.