Johnny Hill

Johnny Hill is a founding member of Clearfield and has been the company’s chief operating officer since 2008. His leadership in building the operational organization enabled doubling the size of manufacturing operations to support explosive company growth.

Hill has approximately 25 years of strategic and hands-on experience in the telecommunications networking industry. He started his career at Americable Inc. in 1996. He was national sales manager when the company was acquired by Clearfield’s precursor, APA Cables & Networks in 2003. From 2006 to 2008, Hill served as Clearfield’s vice president of product management and development, and vice president of engineering and product management until being appointed COO in 2008.

During his career, Hill has amassed many U.S. patents, building a national reputation within the telecommunications industry on such issues as fiber management, harsh environments, network design and transport, fiber and copper assemblies, network security, premises network equipment, and structured wiring among others.