Courtland Madock joins Brightspeed as Chief Marketing Officer


CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, February 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Brightspeed today announced the appointment of Courtland Madock as Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. Reporting to the General Manager Bob MudgeMs. Madock is responsible for all marketing and sales operations, including brand identity, product development, customer engagement, distribution strategy and digital experience.

A widely respected and results-oriented leader, Ms. Madock brings deep expertise in marketing and brand development, as well as product strategy, to the wireless telecommunications industry. She most recently served as Vice President of Marketing at UScellular, responsible for device and product management and operations, product strategy, lifecycle management, digital marketing and branding programs. client experience. Ms. Madock began her career as an economist with the US Department of Labor and later worked as a management consultant, covering sectors such as healthcare, financial services and telecommunications. Ms. Madock was named the 2020 FierceWireless Rising Star.

“Establishing Brightspeed as the brand consumers trust and recognize to deliver the fastest, most reliable Internet and Wi-Fi experience is a top priority for our business. We couldn’t be happier than an executive of Courtland’s caliber and reputation is joining our team,” Mr. Mudge said. “We look forward to working together to provide our customers with the highest quality products, capabilities and connectivity they need to accomplish what matters most to them.”

“I’m thrilled to join Brightspeed and the exceptional leadership team in bringing new and better internet access to so many communities who will truly benefit from it,” said Madock. “Throughout my career, my focus has been to drive innovation, create product lines for long-term growth and loyalty, and deliver a best-in-class customer experience. Brightspeed embodies this commitment and I look forward to making a meaningful impact in this incredibly exciting fiber optic transformation.”

Brightspeed previously announced plans to invest more than $2 billion to build a network that will bring faster, more reliable Internet and Wi-Fi to communities in the Midwest, Southeast, and parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The company’s planned fiber transformation is expected to reach up to three million homes and businesses over the next five years, including many places where fiber and advanced technology have not been deployed. historically.

Brightspeed will initially consist of the assets of the incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) and associated operations of Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN) in 20 states, which are subject to a pending acquisition by funds managed by Apollo (NYSE: APO).

For more information about Brightspeed, please visit the company’s website,

About Brightspeed
Based at Charlotte, North Carolina and expected to have assets and associated operations in 20 states, Brightspeed will provide broadband and telecommunications services through a network platform that serves more than six million homes and businesses. The company aims to bridge the digital divide by deploying a state-of-the-art fiber network and a customer experience that makes staying connected simple and seamless. For more information about Brightspeed, please visit the company’s website,


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