A seasoned telecom industry professional with over 25 years of extensive telco, sales, and enterprise development experience, Robert Bianco presently serves as the Chief Commercial Officer for HYLAN. In his role, Robert is responsible for developing and executing company sales, liaising with partners, securing business partnerships, and overseeing public relations and marketing plans, while implementing new strategies and tools for HYLAN.

Prior to HYLAN, Robert served as Vice President and General Manager for the NYC Metro Area for tw telecom (presently CenturyLink). Robert also held key management and sales positions at companies such as Last Mile Connections, Inc., Qwest (presently CenturyLink) and Tata Communications. A leading industry expert on optimal network solutions, including business continuity and disaster recovery, Robert is also a distinguished speaker and mentor. His speaking engagements include panels at the Annual New York City Real Estate Expo, Converged New York, Real Estate Tech Forum, Telecom Exchange, and the 3rd Annual Spring Forum on Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Centers. He also serves as an Associate Board Member for SCTE•ISBE, the premier membership organization for technical cable telecommunications professionals; a member of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY); and Advisory Board Member for JSA, the leading provider of public relations, marketing, and event services to companies in the telecom, data center and tech sectors. He contributes regularly with articles on topics such as 5G, smart cities, fiber optic connectivity and more to publications such as New York Real Estate Journal, Pipeline, Construction Today and In Building Magazine.

Robert is also certified in Sales Training by the Miller Heiman Group. In his free time, he enjoys deep-sea saltwater fishing and is also a lifelong New York Jets fan.