Howard is a graduate of Emerson College with a Bachelor of Science in Speech and Mass Communications. He began his career at CBS Radio Network in New York as a Broadcast Operations Supervisor. He then went on to work for IDB Communications (now Globecast), where he served as Vice President, General Manager. For the past nine years he served as President of Videolink, Inc., based in Boston. Howard joined The Switch in 2010 as Executive Vice President, Operations.