Electric Lightwave names new Chief of Technology

Fiber-based, enterprise-grade networking, communications and technology solutions provider Electric Lightwave has named Stephen Fisher to the position of senior vice president and chief technology officer (CTO), effective immediately, the company said.

Fisher will drive Electric Lightwave´s technology innovation as the company continues to provide unique and unparalleled network infrastructure. Fisher´s approach converges technology, product, network and engineering, to architect the dynamic network solutions customers need to transform their business for the future.

Fisher has been with Electric Lightwave for 16 years and has played a critical role in designing and creating the company´s security solutions, as well as driving excellence in operations, provisioning and engineering. He has more than 20 years of telecom operations and engineering experience.

Electric Lightwave is a regional fiber-based network services provider in the western United States. The company provides critical data networking solutions, unified communications platforms, and cloud and security services to enterprises, governments and wholesale carriers. Headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, Electric Lightwave offers a fiber optic network that includes more than 8,000 miles of long haul fiber, 4,000 miles of metro fiber and high bandwidth access with up to 200 Gbps connections.