Joe Kochan


Co-founder and COO
US Ignite

Joe Kochan is a co-founder and COO of US Ignite, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC that spurs the creation of next-generation applications and services that leverage advanced networking technologies to build the foundation for smart communities.

He is currently also serving as the Project Director and Principal Investigator for the $100M Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research public-private partnership, which is building wireless testbed networks in 4 cities nationwide funded by the National Science Foundation and 32 of the largest telecom carriers and equipment manufacturers in the world.