Lance Koenders is the Global Director of Service Provider Sales for Intel Corporation’s Smart & Connected Home division. His organization is deployed around the world with a mission of helping communications service providers develop and execute their strategies to grow their broadband, smart home, and related consumer Internet services. Prior to his current role, he was the Chief of Staff and Technical Assistant to the SVP & General Manager of Intel’s Digital Home Group, driving the convergence of broadcast and broadband content via Intel’s SmartTV ecosystem and Digital Set Top platforms. Prior to his joining Intel, Lance worked for over 10 years as software engineer, developing PC applications for various companies, during the early years of the personal computer and Internet. Lance Koenders has an MBA from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business and multiple Computer Science / Engineering degrees from Arizona State University.