Ira Levy

CEO - Affiniti

Bio:

Ira Levy is the Chief Operating Officer of Affiniti and was named to that position in 2014.

Mr. Levy led the creation of the One Maryland Inter-County Broadband Network consortium which received a $110 million federal Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant, the second largest nationally. He led the consortium as Chief Information Officer of Howard County, Maryland (2010). Ira was personally recognized at the White House Champions of Change (2012). Additionally, the One Maryland initiative was named 2012 Best in Category by the National Association of Counties (NACO) and as the 2011 Fiber Network of the Year by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA).

Subsequently and prior to joining Affiniti, Mr. Levy served as the Chief Executive Officer of Torrential Systems (2013), an IT development company.

Mr. Levy holds a Master's Degree in Information & Telecommunications Systems and an MBA – both from Johns Hopkins as well as a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Central Florida.