Charlie Cano is a 24-year veteran of the telecom industry. His diverse work experience includes working as an Outside Plant Design Engineer, a Project Manager, and then Director of Sales for a national consulting firm. Working with companies of all sizes, Cano specialized in engineering and strategic planning. Cano has been applying his business and engineering knowledge and guiding Etex Telephone (of Gilmer, TX) to the deployment of FTTH, IPTV, and a fiber ring protected transport system. He was named CEO of Etex Communications in 2013.
His present focus is on regulatory balance and transforming the culture and sales initiative of the company. A Texas native, Cano graduated from Texas Tech (Lubbock, TX) with a degree in Electrical Engineering and a minor in mathematics.