Dileep Srihari is Senior Policy Counsel and Director, Government Affairs at the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). He represents information and communications technology companies – those that manufacture chips, routers, switches, cell phones, base stations, and more – through policy development and advocacy before Congress and the FCC.
Srihari currently focuses on spectrum and broadband infrastructure deployment issues, including topics ranging from millimeter-wave spectrum for 5G to regulatory reform and funding for broadband deployment. He also provide counsel and supervise others on work spanning across TIA's Government Affairs department, including leading projects on national security issues related to the ICT supply chain as well as Internet of Things issues.
Srihari was previously an associate at law firm WilmerHale where he was a member of the firm’s Communications practice group. His work involved regulatory advocacy and appellate litigation on topics including wireless interference protections, television program access, and process safety management. He also previously worked on Capitol Hill for a somewhat-recognizable U.S. senator.
He holds a J.D. from Georgetown and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Cornell.
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