David McCarthy, Chief Technology Officer, Trendset
As the Chief Technology Officer at Trendset Communications Group, I lead a team of engineers and technicians who specialize in municipal, public safety, and critical network infrastructure. With over 30 years of experience in datacom, telecom, wireless, and fiber optic networking, I have successfully designed, engineered,and deployed high-capacity, low-latency, and resilient networks for various clients and sectors, including HVT/HFT markets, AMI/AMR solutions, airport/airfield communications, and city-wide mobile meshwireless.My core competencies include optical network design, fiber characterization testing, RF study and analysis, LAN/WAN design topology, disaster recovery/master plan, and LoraWan/IoT network design. I am a certified CONA, a FAA licensed UAV/drone pilot, and hold multiple certifications from AtlasIED and Cassidian Communications. I am passionate about building lasting infrastructure and open architecture, working with state, local, and government agencies, and implementing disaster recovery planning and emergency response. My mission is to provide innovative,reliable, and secure network solutions that meet the needs and challenges of the 21st century.