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TEDxDirigo: RISE State Theatre, Portland, Maine

Industrial economy infrastructure, innovation economy future

  • 2012
  • Business / Economics

Joshua Broder is President of Tilson. He honed his leadership skills as an Army Signal officer, managing the US communications network in Central Asia, which included satellite, microwave, and fiber optics networks. Josh has worked for Tilson since returning to Maine in 2006, leading a team of consultants who provide IT and telecommunications consulting and project management services for private and public sector clients around the world.

Josh finds satisfaction in creating and fostering an environment in which intellectually curious, motivated, and talented individuals are able to work with purpose, mastery, and autonomy, enabling the leaders of businesses, government entities, and non-profits to further their missions through the implementation of technology. Josh is particularly interested in creating solutions that drive the innovation economy.

A graduate of Middlebury College and an honor graduate of the University of Vermont’s Military Science program, Josh serves on the boards of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and HealthInfoNet. He lives in Portland with his wife, Eliza Ginn, and Ula, their Brittany Spaniel. Josh and Eliza are eagerly awaiting the birth of their first child in late April, 2012.