At Hamilton Innovations, we are passionate about creating smart communication solutions for companies to stay connected. Our businesses is run on innovation and high quality products, services and solutions. We understand that every business is unique and we customize our solutions to maximize the outcome.

Hamilton Innovations is located in beautiful & tech-friendly Tucson , Arizona at the University of Arizona Tech Park –  Arizona Daily Star Reader’s Choice Award: Best Workplace 2018 and in one of Arizona’s fastest growing suburban developments on Tucson’s southeast side.

The Leadership Team

Connecting People. Connecting Our Team. Connecting Your World.

At Hamilton Innovations you have the space to innovate, invent and connect with each other so our team can grow and succeed. The roots of our success is built on our innovations but it is our team that leads us to a thriving future.

Jeff Knighton, President

As President of Hamilton Innovations since its inception in 2015, Jeff Knighton brings over twenty years of experience in designing, developing and deploying telecommunication products and services that serve the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.  Jeff is responsible for managing new product and software development, innovative research and technical assistance for Hamilton NG911, Hamilton Relay, as well as the other diversified business lines of their shared parent company, Hamilton Telecommunications.

Jeff has a long history of advancing technologies that can help people with different abilities to communicate effectively with each other. His passion for innovation led to the creation of the first web-browser to TTY communication system which later evolved into the “IP Relay” industry, enabling Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf-Blind individuals access to Relay services over the Internet. He has designed and developed software for low-vision users to effectively use telephones as well as developed a tty modem algorithm that has since been widely used in various industries, including telecommunication relay systems, public safety, business communication environments.

During his time at Hamilton, Jeff has managed the launch of important initiatives, including leading the successful introduction of Hamilton CapTel for Business Interconnected by Tenacity, a service which allows Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals to read text captions on their workplace phones.


Seth Marks, Engineering

Seth Marks began his career in telecommunications more than twenty years ago.  Seth graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and went to work for Motorola in Illinois.  While at Motorola Seth obtained a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology.  After designing and developing software for 3G and 4G networks Seth left Illinois and moved to Tucson Arizona to work with Raytheon.  In 2015 Seth left Raytheon to start Hamilton Innovations with Jeff Knighton.  Seth works with a team of skilled software engineers to research and develop new technologies for multiple markets including the Next-Generation 911 market as well as multiple markets for the deaf and hard of hearing communities.    Seth enjoys working directly with customers to understand the problems they face and design innovative solutions for their businesses.


Steve Cartwright, Operations

Steven studied business as an undergraduate at Brigham Young University.  He received a MBA from the University of Nebraska.  Steve spent the last 20 years working in the finance and technology areas of large corporations including Omnium Worldwide and West Corporation. Steven has extensive entrepreneurial experience starting 2 successful companies ultimately selling the first venture to a publicly traded company.  Steven currently serves in the operations role here at Hamilton Innovations.


Our History


Hamilton Innovations is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications a diversified communications and technology service provider.  With roots beginning in 1901 as a local telephone cooperative serving Hamilton County, Nebraska, we have grown to encompass eight primary company divisions that allow Hamilton to operate locally, regionally and nationally through a wide range of products and services to meet your needs.

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We take pride in our process to develop the next generation in telecommunications

If you’re ready for a career without limits we invite you to explore the possibilities at Hamilton Innovations.

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