TDC Strengthens Core Leadership

April 2, 2024

TDC Strengthens Core Leadership
Key Promotions Reflect Continued Investment into the Platform

New York, NY - April 2, 2024 – Tillman Digital Cities (TDC) announces key leadership promotions today, reflecting our ongoing growth in the indoor connectivity sector. These promotions recognize the achievements and contributions of our team members, reinforcing our commitment to innovation in digital infrastructure. We’re proud to announce the following:

• SherAfgan Mehboob – Promotion to President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
SherAfgan joined TDC in September 2020 as CFO and Head of Corporate Development, bringing expertise in digital infrastructure and finance, including overseeing more than $40 billion in M&A and financing transactions. His previous roles include Managing Director at Guggenheim Securities, and positions at Deutsche Bank Securities and Deloitte Consulting LLC. SherAfgan holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the College of William & Mary and an MBA from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University.

“It’s been an exciting journey building TDC,” said SherAfgan. “I look forward to continued collaboration with this immensely talented team to drive the business toward an even higher growth trajectory.”

• John Cinicolo – Promotion to Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
With over 35 years in the mobile technology sector, John has been a key contributor to TDC's growth over his nearly four-year tenure, initially serving as Vice President before advancing to his most recent role of Senior Vice President of Technology Operations. Throughout his career, spanning technical, operational, and business development roles, John has established a world-class organization focused on technology, strategy, and execution.

“Since day one, my focus has been on driving our strategy through the adoption of the best technology and architecture, national partnerships, and discipline to create exceptional value for our customers,” said John. “This commitment to advancing innovation, enhancing our platform, and delivering a best-in-class service continues to guide our leadership.”

• Farouk Zeineddine – Promotion to Vice President, Carrier Program.
Farouk brings over 27 years of experience as a transformational telecom leader, managing the development and deployment of innovative cellular wireless solutions. He is specialized in product line management, architecture (including Macro, Micro, Metro, DAS, Small Cells, In-building systems, and heterogeneous networks), technical services, business development, and construction management. Previously, Farouk was the Senior Deployment Director of carrier programs, steering wireless network projects to ensure timely and effective implementation, thereby enhancing business success and customer satisfaction.

• Joe Malnati - Promotion to Vice President, Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) Program.
With over 25 years of telecom sector experience, Joe has held key positions at AT&T, MasTec, and as a telecom company owner. This diverse background has honed his skills in project management and client relations. Joe's technical and operational leadership, combined with his extensive knowledge in DAS, Small Cell, and fiber technologies, and his proven track record in managing complex construction projects, have significantly contributed to his ability to deliver projects on time and within budget in various challenging environments.

• Noel Matos – Acting Vice President, PM Process and Logistics.
Noel has over 35 years of experience in engineering, product development, program management and Logistics of large-scale networks and competitive marketplace positioning. Noel started his career with McCaw Cellular in the early 1980s launching the first non-wireline cellular carrier in NYC. Noel has held key senior level positions within cellular carriers, national OEMs, neutral host third-party operators (3POs) as well as start-ups within the telecommunications industry.

• Hope Kirkendall – Promotion to Associate Vice President, Business Development.
Since 2006, Hope has engaged in various business development and consultative roles within the wireless industry, particularly within different facets of the in-building ecosystem. An independent consultant in this domain for five (5) years, she has supported the TDC team for the last three years in expanding our in-building business and joined TDC officially in 2023 as our Senior Director, National Accounts and Business Development.


“Through these strategic advancements in our leadership team, TDC reinforces our commitment to advancing digital infrastructure and indoor connectivity,” said President of Tillman Global Holding Sachit Ahuja. “These changes reflect our ongoing dedication to innovation and our ability to adapt to future trends. We're excited about what our leadership team will achieve moving forward.”

About Tillman Digital Cities
Founded in 2020 and headquartered in New York, Tillman Digital Cities (TDC) specializes in providing cutting-edge in-building connectivity and Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) solutions. is a rapidly growing telecom infrastructure company providing a one-stop-shop for in-building connectivity and “Network-as-a-Service” solutions. TDC works collaboratively with all constituents, including mobile network operators, real estate owners, and enterprise customers, to design, install, optimize, and maintain in-building networks and infrastructure TDC designs, finances, builds and operates indoor networks and infrastructure across the U.S. for major carriers and venue owners. TDC is a portfolio company of Tillman Global Holdings (TGH), a global holding company focused on long-term value. To learn more information please visit

Source: Tillman Digital Cities

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