ConneXions Highlights


Calix ConneXions Highlights

Thank you for making every ConneXions the best experience.

Please see the videos and other conference materials below from our previous Virtual and Las Vegas events.

Day One


Michael Weening
Opening Welcome


Matt Collins
Conference Overview,
Industry Awards


Michael Weening
A Once in a Generation Opportunity


Giant of Residential

Tom Williams
CTO, Schurz Broadband Group


Giant of Residential

Gary Johnson
CEO and General Manager,
Paul Bunyan Communications


Giant of Small Business

Jimmy Todd
CEO and General Manager,


Giant of Community

Brad Moline
President and CEO,
Allo Communications


Giant of Community

Bob Hance
President and CEO, Midwest Energy & Communications
Emilie Lagrow
Village Manager, Village of Cassopolis


Giant of Marketing

Kaitlyn Bonds
Creative Director,
Cumberland Connect
Matt Collins, Day One Close

Day Two


Michael Weening
Opening, Day One Recap


Matt Collins
Importance of Brand Alignment


Martha Galley
Transforming Calix


Creating Giants

Customer Panel

Levi Hennrich, COO, Aptitude Internet

Ross Petrick, CEO and GM, Alliance Communications

Darren Farnan, GM of Broadband, United Fiber


Day One


ConneXions 2021 Opening General Session


Michael Weening – Opening Welcome


Matt Collins – Let’s Grow! Conference Overview


Carl Russo – The Future is Now


Michael Weening and Brad Moline (ALLO Communications) – Revenue EDGE Wi-Fi on the Go


Michael Weening and Barb Sessions (Silver Star) – Revenue EDGE Small Business Solution


Michael Weening and Dan Rodamaker (Gibson Connect) – Calix End-to-End Solution Strategy


Matt Collins and Jordan Wehe (Jade Communications) – Calix Marketing Cloud Profession Edition, HubSpot integration and Broadband Marketing Academy

Day Two


Michael Weening – Opening Welcome and Day 1 Recap


Matt Collins and Bob Carrick – The Importance of Industry Standards


Matt Collins, Shirley Bloomfield (NTCA), Gary Bolton (FBA) and Sheryl Osiene-Riggs (UTC) – Opportunities, Challenges and Pitfalls


Michael Weening and Robert Herjavec – Discussion on the Role of Cybersecurity for Broadband Service Providers


Matt Collins – Closing Thoughts


Michael Weening Welcome


Opening General Session

Create a Data-Driven Company

The competition is coming in the form of new fiber builders and the home invaders. To succeed, you must transform and become a data driven company. Leverage the real-time network and subscriber insights and build new business models based on the data. Turn your most valuable up of asset, your data, into a competitive advantage. Join these featured speakers who will helo tackle this challenge.


Marketer Day

Become a Data-Driven Marketer

As marketers, one of the most challenging goals is effectively telling the story of a brand, in a compelling way, to an audience of one—the customer. This is a daunting task. The secret to solving this challenge lies in the data. Join this line up of featured speakers who will dive into this.


Network Operations Day

Unleash the Data in Your Network

Have you thought about what it would be like to have a network that runs itself? With the right data and capabilities in your network, your focus can be on growing the business by adding new subscribers and turning up new services and less about solving subscriber and network related issues. Today's line-up of experts will delve into this.


Network Engineering Day

Build a Future-Proof, Data-Driven Network

The importance of innovating at speed is critical. But to do this right, it requires you to be able to change the things on the fly, to be focused on subscriber needs, taking insights from the data and constantly innovating. Join the following experts as they share their insights on innovating at speed. 


Customer Experience Day

Differentiate with a Data-Driven Experience

Simply put, experiences are events that engage people in a personal way. So can you ensure that you are delivering personalized and tailored experiences to your subscribers? As customer experience teams, you are at the forefront of making this come alive. Join this line-up of experts for a lively discussion on how to deliver a data-driven experience. 

Michael Weening—Welcome

Matt Collins—Conference Overview

Anthem—Day 1 Opener

Carl Russo—Opportunity in Solving the Complexity

Michael Weening—The Home Invaders Know

Michael Weening and Shane Eleniak—The Power of Subscriber Demographics

Matt Collins and Terry O'Reilly—Becoming Data Driven

A Marketer's Panel

Michael Weening, Pam Ferguson and Matt Collins—The Revenue Edge

Matt Collins

Anthem—Day 2 Opener

Michael Weening and Shane Eleniak—The Power of Subscriber Demographics

Matt Collins and Martha Galley—True Partnership

Matt Collins—Closing Comments







Man Cave








Book Club










Welcome to the employees at InyComm. They are the service providers of our favorite family, the Millers. See how Alex, Hannah, Steve, and William are each realizing that with Calix, it’s their time to take the lead.


Customer Support with Hannah


Marketing with Steve


IT with Alex


Sales with William


A Look Back at the Millers