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

Deepti Arora*

Chair

Chief Quality Officer, Executive VP
Nokia

Jennifer Pentecost Sims*

Secretary

Chief Executive Officer
Power & Telephone Supply Co.

Doug Moore*

Treasurer

President & CEO
Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

David Heard*

Chairman Emeritus

Chief Operating Officer
Infinera

Wesley J. Johnston

Chief Executive Officer
Telecommunications Industry Association

Directors

Carmine Battafarano
President
Henkels & McCoy Technical Solutions
Jeff Campbell*
Vice President, the Americas Global Government Affairs
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Larry Daqing
Executive Vice President, Sales & Operations
ZTE Corporation
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
Rebecca Hunter
External Affairs, Corporate Development & Strategy
Crown Castle
Betty Manetta
President & CEO
Argent Associates, Inc.
Amy Marasco
GM for Standards Strategy
Microsoft Corporation
Kevin Mistele
Vice President, Marketing and Manufacturing
Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Corporation
Jeni Panhorst
Sr. Director, Strategic Planning & Program Management, Network Platforms Group
Intel Corporation
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
Brian Rowley
Vice President Marketing and Product Management
Panasonic System Communications Company of North America
Masahiro Shimbashi
Senior Director, Quality Standards
Fujitsu Ltd.
Trevor Smith*
VP, Strategy and Business Development, Office of the CTO
CommScope Network Solutions
Mark Walker*
President
Walker and Associates
*Executive Committee