Board of Directors

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, Senior Vice President
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

Barbara Baffer
Vice President, Government & Industry Relations
Ericsson North America
Carmine Battafarano
President
Henkels & McCoy Technical Solutions
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
Rebecca Hunter
External Affairs, Corporate Development & Strategy
Crown Castle
Betty Manetta
President & CEO
Argent Associates, Inc.
Larry Daqing Liu
Executive Vice President, Sales & Operations
ZTE Corporation
Kevin Mistele
VP, Marketing and Manufacturing
Sumitomo Electric Lightwave
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
Dave Sanicola
President
The DESARA Group
Masahiro Shimbashi
Senior Director, Quality Standards
Fujitsu Ltd.
Trevor Smith*
VP, Strategy and Business Development, Office of the CTO
CommScope Network Solutions
Rob Topol
General Manager of 5G Advanced Technologies in TSCG
Intel Corporation
Mark Walker*
President
Walker and Associates
*Executive Committee