April 27, 2023 – Greenbelt, MD: JSI is pleased to announce that Christopher (Chris) Canter recently joined the company as its new Senior Commercial Contracts Counsel.
In his new role, Chris will be principally responsible for leading all commercial contract review and negotiation processes – including those concerning master service agreements (MSAs), service-level agreements (SLAs), data privacy agreements, and software licensing agreements, among others – for all 16 of JSI’s offices across the continental United States, Alaska, and Hawaii.
Prior to joining JSI, Chris worked in private practice for nearly two decades, during which time he provided strategic advice and counseling to a broad range of communications and technology companies, both in the United States and abroad, on regulatory and tax compliance matters.
Chris’s recent professional experience includes serving as Senior Legal Counsel at Enablon, a division of global information services company Wolters Kluwer NV (Wolters Kluwer) and the world’s leading provider of sustainability, operational, and environmental, health, and safety (EHS) risk-management software. Notably, during his tenure at Enablon, Chris negotiated international commercial contracts related to the sale of the company’s risk-management system.
Prior to that, Chris worked for several years as Senior Legal Counsel to Expereo, a Dutch company and the world’s largest provider of managed internet network services and cloud-connectivity optimization solutions for global enterprises. At Expereo, Chris principally oversaw the negotiation of enterprise-level sales across North and South America.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to join JSI during this period of rapid growth and change for our company and the broader communications industry,” Chris commented. “It genuinely is a privilege to be able to work alongside so many industry veterans here at JSI and to be able to support independently owned communications providers across the United States in their critical mission to provide reliable, high-speed internet service to all Americans.”
Chris will be based in JSI’s Greenbelt, Maryland headquarters, and can be reached by phone at 240-556-1262 and by email at email@example.com.
JSI is a full-service consulting firm and broadband solutions leader, providing a complete range of financial, engineering, management, operational, regulatory, and strategic assistance to independent, community-based communications providers. For more than 60 years, JSI’s business knowledge, experience, and demonstrated record of success have helped its clients plan and realize long-term success and profitability. JSI has relationships with approximately 750 communications entities in 46 states and several US territories. Headquartered in Greenbelt, Maryland, JSI also has offices in Alaska, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin. For more information, visit the JSI website at https://jsitel.com.