ProfileDrew Ludwick is the Director of Network Services at Tilson and leads a division that focuses on the design, engineering, installation, and maintenance of wired and wireless networks that support Smart Cities, Broadband deployments, In-Building, Utility and Grid Distribution Networks, as well as efforts to modernize and upgrade public and commercial networks. Along with a team of talented engineers and technicians they have designed, installed, and maintained thousands of nodes across multiple utility Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and Distributed Automation (DA) networks; state highway Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) networks; and cutting edge 5G network deployments. Prior to joining Tilson in February 2017, Mr. Ludwick served more than 20 years in the U.S. Army, in telecommunications positions of increasing rank and responsibility. He retired with a rank of Command Chief Warrant Officer, the highest rank achievable for a Warrant Officer. Over his military career, Mr. Ludwick worked with a variety of network systems and technologies in providing secure and robust communications facilities in places as diverse as Afghanistan to the Pacific Rim, and culminating in a position developing next-generation communications networks for the Joint Communications Support Element providing telecommunications needs for U.S. forces worldwide.