As Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Patrick Thibeault brings advanced design, engineering, and planning acumen to the TBG portfolio. Mr. Thibeault leads all technical network deployment activity for TBG Network Services, as well as TBG’s Community Development and Municipal planning practice. He is also directly overseeing and managing Utility focused network expansion initiatives, including TBG/TBGNS’ engagement with City Utilities (Springfield, MO) and network Anchor Tenant, CenturyLink.
As former Technical Program Manager at Google Fiber, Mr. Thibeault was essential to the development of the Huntsville Utilities fiber network expansion and “Utility Lease Model” initiative in Alabama. He also provided instrumental support for fiber optic network acquisitions and leases in other Municipalities.
Mr. Thibeault has a long history of successful collaboration and negotiation with Internet Service Providers in the U.S. and Asia Pacific Region. In his role with Google’s Next Billion Users team, he utilized wireless technologies to bring the Internet to new and emerging markets in South East Asia through partnerships with business development teams and third-party Wi-Fi providers.
Mr. Thibeault began his career building, operating, and maintaining networks with the United States Marine Corps, IBM, Severn Trent Laboratories, and DoubleClick.
Additionally, Mr. Thibeault serves as Vice President of The Romito Foundation, a non-profit organization supporting the local Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) community, which aims to improve the quality of life of those afflicted with DMD.