David Salway



State University of New York at Albany



Internet Technologies

Boradband Internet


  • Broadband internet expert, former Director of the Broadband Program Office for New York State, and current Executive Director at NYS Department of Economic Development.
  • Over 20 years experience in telecommunications, information technology, and broadband internet.
  • Has appeared on CNN, Broadband World Forum, Broadband Communities Summit, and in Time Magazine.


David Salway is a former Lifewire writer specializing in broadband internet, telecommunications, information technology. Salway has over two decades of professional experience in the field, working with several Fortune 500 companies as well as in state government throughout his career.

During his time in the State Government of New York, Salway served as the Director of the Broadband Program Office, where he expanded the scope to include additional functions such as public outreach, federal lobbying efforts, and coordination of the State’s Broadband Council activities.

Salway is also a professional writer and journalist accredited with the National Writers Union, the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and the International Federation of Journalists. He has been featured as an expert guest on broadband on radio programs, quoted in newspaper and trade publications, and authored correspondence, articles, and policy papers on broadband and information technology topics.


David Salway graduated from the State University of New York at Albany with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.

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