Full Name
John Hane
Job Title
John serves as President of BitPath, a consortium of broadcasters that is planning the transition of member stations to ATSC 3.0 and developing platforms to support new businesses that exploit the advanced capabilities of the NextGen broadcasting standard. BitPath is creating a nationwide data distribution network leveraging the enormous data distribution capacity of hundreds of leading television broadcast stations.

Before being named President of BitPath, John most recently served as a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Pillsbury LLP, a global law firm with a leading technology practice, where he primarily focused on counseling clients in telecom, broadcast and technology sectors and was deeply involved in matters related to the development and regulatory approval of ATSC 3.0.

A "go-to" advisor on spectrum matters, John led a large satellite and wireless network development group and was an executive officer of Pegasus Communications. He has also served in executive positions with NBC, Lockheed Martin, and New World Communications Group. He is the inventor or co-inventor of four patented technologies related to wireless and satellite spectrum.
John Hane