James Dunn serves as the Executive Director for Connect Alaska. James provides leadership and vision to accelerate the growth of broadband and related technology in the state of Alaska. James is responsible for implementing state strategies for outreach and awareness of the program and its impact among broadband stakeholders. In collaboration with the Connected Nation mapping team, James facilitates the GIS-based inventory assessment of existing broadband infrastructure and service availability within Alaska and acts as a liaison between providers and residents desiring broadband access. James is licensed as an attorney and holds a master of business administration from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.