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Brian Ellis

Brian Ellis is a Forward Deployed Engineer at goTenna. Brian retired from 20 years of military service, 15 of which were as a Green Beret in the US Army Special Forces as both a Special Forces Engineer and Special Forces Intelligence Sergeant. Brian has deployed to Europe, Africa, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He has extensive experience deploying mesh networks in the field. Brain also holds a General ED Associate Degree and Certifications in Emergency and Crisis Management.


Mobile mesh networks provide device-to-device connectivity when centralized infrastructure is either unreliable or unavailable. Whether each network “node” is mobile or not, the defining features of mesh networks — decentralized, infrastructure-less, routing over multiple “hops” — have manifested themselves over the last several decades in different forms, for different applications,

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