Alan Howe

Managing Partner, Broadband Initiatives, LLC

Alan has a broad business background and has been exposed to a wide variety of complex business situations within large corporations, financial institutions, start-ups, small-caps and turnarounds. Currently, Alan is Managing Partner of Broadband Initiatives, LLC, a boutique corporate advisory firm. His specialty is in providing board and executive leadership working with small-cap and micro-cap companies. Over the last decade, Alan has served on 24 different public and private boards and served as Chairman of the Board in five circumstances. Alan currently sits on the following boards: Vice Chairman of Determine (Nasdaq: DTRM), and Chairman of Data I/O (Nasdaq: DAIO), Board Director of Magicjack (Nasdaq: CALL), Cafepress (Nasdaq:  PRSS), and Widepoint (AMEX:  WYY).   Alan has industry experience in multiple industries across the technology landscape with a particular expertise in wireless and telecom. 

Previously, he served as Vice President of Strategic & Wireless Business Development for Covad Communications, a national broadband company. Previously, Alan was CFO and VP of Corp Dev of Teletrac for six years until the company was sold. Alan joined Teletrac from Sprint, where he was Director of Corp Dev and one of the initial team members that helped start Sprint PCS. 

Alan holds a B.S.-Bus. Administration from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A.-Finance from the Indiana University Kelley Graduate School of Business.