TIA CTO Council

The TIA CTO Council provides high-level industry input to senior policymakers on key technology policy issues such as cybersecurity, spectrum, broadband deployment and adoption, energy efficiency and cloud computing, as well as issues related to the U.S. ICT research ecosystem such as R&D funding, STEM education, visa reform, and R&D commercialization. The Council consists of senior levels representatives from the ICT industry and has the objective to make significant and substantive contributions in support of the ICT industry in the U.S.

Mission: The mission of the TIA CTO Council is to advocate consensus-based industry positions to the senior policymakers in Congress, the Administration, Federal Agencies, and any other relevant governmental bodies. The mission includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Promote policies to enable a robust ICT research ecosystem in the U.S.
  • Coordinate interaction between the service provider and vendor CTO community
  • Facilitate coordinated ICT research between public and private research laboratories
  • Provide industry input into agency funding priorities for ICT research