The FCC’s Technological Advisory Council (TAC) provides technical advice to the FCC.  The TAC is comprised of a diverse array of leading experts that will help the FCC identify important areas of innovation and develop informed technology policies supporting America’s competitiveness and job creation in the global economy.

Name Title Representing
(Chair) Dean Brenner Consultant Special Government Employee

Shahid Ahmed

Executive Vice President, New Ventures and Innovation, NTT LTD NTT LTD

Mark Bayliss

President Visual Link Internet

Nomi Bergman

President Advance/Newhouse
Ranveer Chandra General Manager for Networking Research Microsoft
William Check Chief Technology Officer NCTA – The Internet & Television Association

Lynn Claudy

Senior Vice President of Technology National Association of Broadcasters
Andrew Clegg Chief Technology Officer Wireless Innovation Forum
Alissa Cooper Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Technology Policy Cisco Systems

Martin Cooper

Chairman Dyna LLC

Brian Daly

AT&T Fellow and Assistant Vice President AT&T Labs Network Chief Technology Office

Adam Drobot

Chairman OpenTechWorks
Jeff Foerster Senior Director of Emerging Connection Solutions Intel Corporation
Peter Gammel Chief Technology Officer of Mobile and Wireless Infrastructure Global Foundries
Monisha Ghosh Professor, Wireless institute, University of Notre Dame The Wireless institute
Abhimanyu Gosain Senior Director Northeastern University

Dick Green

Director Liberty Global, Inc
Lisa Guess Senior Vice President of Global Sales Engineering Ericsson

Dale Hatfield

Executive Fellow, Technology Technology, Cybersecurity and Policy (TCP) Program, College of Engineering and Applied Science
Mark Hess Senior Vice President, Business and Industry Affairs Comcast Corporation
Manish Jindal Group Vice President – Wireless Research & Development Charter Communication

Karri Kuoppamaki

Senior Vice President, Technology Development and Strategy T-Mobile

Steve Lanning

VP Operations Broadband Viasat, Inc.

Gregory Lapin

Chair, ARRL RF Safety Committee ARRL – The National Association for Amateur Radio

Kaniz Mahdi

Senior Vice President, Technology Architecture & Innovation Group Technologies Deutsche Telekom
Jennifer Manner Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Hughes Network Systems
Daniel Mansergh North American Regulatory and Spectrum Lead Apple

Brian Markwalter

Vice President, Technology & Standards Consumer Electronics Association

Jose Mejia

Chief Operating Officer RapidSOS
Lynn Merrill President and CEO of Monte R. Lee and Company NTCA
Amit Mukhopadhyah Senior Spectrum Standardization Officer Nokia

Michael Nawrocki

Vice President of Technology and Solutions Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions
Jack Nasielski Senior Director of Technical Standards Qualcomm

Roger Nichols

Senior 6G Program Executive Keysight Technologies

Madeleine Noland

President Advanced Television Systems Committee, Inc.
Bejoy Pankajakshan Executive VP/Chief Technology & Strategy Office Mavenir
Jon Peha Professor at Carnegie Mellon University Metro21: Smart Cities Institute at Carnegie Mellon University
Vikram Raval Global Head of Regulatory Affairs AST SpaceMobile
Jesse Russell Chairman and CEO incNETWORKS

Thomas Sawanobori

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer CTIA
Henning Schulzrinne Professor, Columbia University Special Government Employee

Marvin Sirbu

Professor, Carnegie Mellon University Special Government Employee
Ted Solomon Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative

Paul Steinberg

Senior Vice President of Technology Motorola Solutions
Rikin Thakker Chief Technology Officer Wireless Infrastructure Association

Michelle Thompson

Chief Executive Officer Open Research Institute
Tom Van Meter Federal Senior Director Juniper Networks

Patrick Welsh

Vice President of Federal Regulatory Affairs Verizon

Charlie Zhang

Vice President, Samsung Research America Samsung

FCC Staff Team

Designated Federal Officer:
Michael Ha, Chief, Policy and Rules Division, Office of Engineering and Technology, FCC

Alternate Designated Federal Officers:
Ronald Repasi, Acting Chief, Office of Engineering and Technology, FCC
Martin Doczkat, Chief Electromagnetic Compatibility Division, Office of Engineering and Technology, FCC