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 Company Representing
(Chair) Dennis Roberson Executive Chairman Entigenlogic Entigenlogic
Brandon Abley Technical Issues Director National Emergency Number Association National Emergency Number Association

Shahid Ahmed

Chief Operating Officer EQUITII EQUITII
John Barnhill Executive Advisor Alianza Alianza

Mark Bayliss

President Visual Link Internet Visual Link Internet

Nomi Bergman

Executive in Residence Advance/Newhouse Advance/Newhouse

John Chapin

Vice President of Advanced Technologies National Association of Broadcasters National Association of Broadcasters

Lynn Claudy

Senior Vice President of Technology UC at San Diego Caida

Marty Cooper

Chairman Dyna LLC Dyna LLC

Brian Daly

Assistant Vice President AT&T AT&T

Satish Dhanasekaran

Senior Vice President Keysight Technologies Keysight Technologies

Adam Drobot

Chairman OpenTechWorks OpenTechWorks
Jeff Foerster Senior Director of Emerging Connection Solutions Intel Corporation Intel Corporation

Dick Green

Board Member Liberty Global, Inc Liberty Global, Inc
Lisa Guess Senior Vice President of Global Sales Engineering Cradle Point Cradle Point

Russ Gyurek

Director of IoT, CTO Group Cisco Systems Cisco Systems

Dale Hatfield

Adjunct Professor University of Colorado at Boulder Technology, Cybersecurity and Policy (TCP) Program, College of Engineering and Applied Science
Stephen Hayes Director of North American Standards Ericsson North America Ericsson North America
Mark Hess Senior Vice President, Business and Industry Affairs Comcast Cable Comcast Corporation

Karri Kuoppamaki

Vice President, Radio Network Technology and Strategy T-Mobile T-Mobile

Steve Lanning

VP Operations Broadband Viasat, Inc Viasat, Inc.

Gregory Lapin

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

Kevin Leddy

Vice President, Technolocy Planning & Application, Engineering Technology and Administration Charter Communications Charter Communications

Brian Markwalter

Vice President, Technology & Standards Consumer Electronics Association Consumer Electronics Association

Milo Medin

Vice President Wireless Services Google, Inc  Google, Inc 
Lynn Merrill President/CEO Monte R. Lee & Company NTCA
Paul Misener Vice President Global Public Policy

Jack Nasielski

Senior Director Qualcomm, Inc. Qualcomm Inc.

Michael Nawrocki

Vice President of Technology and Solutions Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions

Art Nichols

Vice President of Technology and Architecture Windstream Windstream

Madeleine Noland

President Advanced Television Systems Committee, Inc. Advanced Television Systems Committee, Inc.

Steve Nordlund

Vice President and General Manger Boeing NeXt Boeing

Theodore Rappaport

Professor of Electrical Engineering NYU Wireless, New York University NYU Wireless

Scot Robohn

Vice President of Americas Systems Engineering Juniper Networks Juniper Networks
Jesse Russell Chairman and CEO incNETWORKS, Inc. incNETWORKS
Travis Russell Director Oracle Communications CTO Organization Oracle

Hans-Juergen Schmidtke

Director of Engineering Facebook Facebook

Marvin Sirbu

Professor of Engineering and Public Policy, Industrial Administration and Electrical and Computer Engineering Carnegie Mellon University Special Government Employee

Kevin Sparks

Sr. Director, Corporate CTO Nokia Bell Labs Nokia

Paul Steinberg

Senior Vice President of Technology Motorola Solutions Motorola Solutions
Thomas Sawanobori Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer CTIA CTIA

David Tennenhouse

Chief, Research VMWare VMWare

David Young

Vice President - Public Policy Verizon Verizon

Charlie Zhang

Vice President, Samsung Research America Samsung Samsung

FCC Staff Team

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

Alternate Designated Federal Officer:
Julius Knapp, Chief, Office of Engineering and Technology, FCC