Management Team

Lee Hambro, General Manager
  • Lee founded LinkPath in 2008 to meet the growing needs of the emerging municipal and utility wireless market. He successfully launched and has operated the company while engaging with multiple large entities such as Silicon Valley Power (SVP), AT&T and other utilities and cities to design, deploy and operate several large outdoor mesh and wireless networks.
  • Prior to founding LinkPath, Lee served as Director of Operations at MetroFi from 2004-2008, where he had end-to-end responsibility for deploying MetroFi's networks.
  • Earlier in his career, Lee held several positions in both operations and sales at Covad Communications, Metropolitan Fiber Systems, PacTel Paging and Metromedia Paging and has over twenty five years of experience working in the data communications industry.
  • Lee holds a BA degree from SUNY, Fredonia, and an MPA degree from California State University, Hayward.

Lee Hambro
Mike Maley, Operations Manager
  • Mike provides executive leadership and on-site management of LinkPath operations staff and is responsible for all construction management and management of any outsourced operations field resources.
  • Mike is an engineering technologist who understands how to implement a wide range of network elements such as Wireless Mesh Routers, Point to Point radios, Cisco Switches and other core and field network hardware across a broad network platform.
  • As LinkPath Vice President of Operations, Mike provides executive leadership and on-site management of LinkPath operations and field staff.
  • Prior to working with LinkPath, Mike was Manager of Network Deployment at MetroFi from 2004 to 2008.
  • Previously, Mike was a lead engineer at the Covad Communications Network Operations Center, and a Supervisor in the Field Operations work group from 1997 to 2004.

Mike Maley
Joe Kurpieski, RF Engineer
  • Joe is the lead mesh network architect and RF engineer for all LinkPath mesh network deployments and has been engaged in the design and deployment process of over five thousand mesh routers and hundreds of point to point links.
  • Joe managed the Core Operating Systems department test lab at Apple and has hands on experience configuring, managing and testing hundreds of networking products and elements.
  • Joe is a US Navy veteran, who served honorably for three years as an auxiliary systems technician maintaining and repairing diesel engines, hydraulic, and air conditioning systems.
Joe Kurpieski
Experienced Engineering Expertise
  • LinkPath combines technical know how and expertise with a proven, practical hands-on approach to designing and deploying your network.
  • LinkPath Resources are drawn from a pool of experts experienced in all facets of network deployment.
  • Our experts are RF and Network engineers who have a sound working knowledge of electrical and mechanical facilities and equipment. They are experienced in logistics and materials handling, network testing, and commissioning.
  • LinkPath experts possess a sound working knowledge of NESC and CA State G.O. 95 code.