Amy Tykeson was a leader in the telecommunications industry for 34 years. She retired as CEO of BendBroadband and currently serves as managing trustee for the Tykeson Family Charitable Trust. Amy also serves on the board of directors for the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, CableLabs, C-SPAN, Oregon Health Sciences University, and Economic Development for Central Oregon. Amy was inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame in 2013 and received the NCTA’s Distinguished Leadership Award in 2007; she is a 2014 Orchid Award recipient. She holds a Bachelor’s degree and an MBA from the University of Oregon.