Board of Directors

TIA Board

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) Board of Directors is a group of seasoned industry leaders that oversees the execution of the organization’s mission and provides operational administration and strategic guidance to the association’s leadership.

Board Officers

David Heard

Chairman

Chief Operating Officer
Infinera

Mike Marcellin

Vice Chairman

Chief Marketing Officer
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Betty Manetta

Secretary

President & CEO
Argent Associates, Inc.

Doug Moore

Treasurer

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Wesley J. Johnston

Chief Executive Officer
Telecommunications Industry Association

Directors

Deepti Arora
Chief Quality Officer
Nokia
Jeff Campbell
Vice President, the Americas Global Government Affairs
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Adam Drobot, Ph.D.
Chairman
Open Techworks
Mark Epstein
Senior Vice President Development
Qualcomm
Maria Eriksson
Senior Director Performance Management Frameworks
Ericsson, Inc.
Mike Foliano
Senior Vice President of Operations
ADTRAN, Inc.
John Greene
CEO and General Manager
New Lisbon Telephone Company
Brian Hendricks
Head of Technology Policy & Public Affairs
Nokia Americas Region
Mike Huggenberger
Senior Director of Technology and Engineering
Great Plains Communications, Inc.
Victor Li
Vice President
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Amy Marasco
GM for Standards Strategy
Microsoft Corporation
Kevin Mistele
Vice President, Marketing and Manufacturing
Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Corporation
Gary Niederpruem
Vice President, Global Marketing
Vertiv
Jeni Panhorst
Sr. Director, Strategic Planning & Program Management, Network Platforms Group
Intel Corporation
Jennifer Pentecost Sims
Chief Executive Officer
Power & Telephone Supply Co.
Dan Pigott
Chief Administrative Officer and SVP
Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc.
Trevor Putrah
President
KGPCo
Kanchana Raman
President
Avion Networks, Inc.
Sankaran Ramanathan
Executive Director of Network Support Systems
Verizon Wireless
Christine Rapala
Vice President, Integrated Command and Control Solutions
Motorola Solutions
Jimmy Rodriguez
SVP of Global Supply Chain and Chief Sustainability Officer
iQor
Brian Rowley
Vice President Marketing and Product Management
Panasonic System Communications Company of North America
Dave Sanicola
President
The DESARA Group, Inc.
Steve Schwinke
Director Advanced Development and Concepts
General Motors
Masahiro Shimbashi
Senior Director, Quality Standards
Fujitsu Ltd.
Steve Sifferman
President and Chief Executive Officer
Tarana Wireless Inc.
Trevor Smith
VP, Strategy and Business Development, Office of the CTO
CommScope Network Solutions
Brad Spencer
Vice President, Mission Critical Environments
TELUS Corporation
Brendan Sullivan
Chief Information Officer & Chief Technology Officer
RigNet, Inc.
Mark Walker
President
Walker and Associates

2018 TIA BOARD ADVISORS

Dr. Mickey Li
Chairman
Shenzen Association for Quality
Paul Scardino
Global VP, Sales Engineering
Globecomm Systems Inc.
Wim Sweldens
Chief Executive Officer
Kiswe Mobile
Yan Wende
Chief Technical Officer
ZTE Corporation