Dileep Srihari has been Director, Legislative & Government Affairs at the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) since 2011. TIA is the leading trade association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of information & communications technology (ICT) equipment and services.
At TIA, Dileep focuses on spectrum policy issues, including policy development and advocacy before the Federal Communications Commission and Congress. His work has encompassed issues ranging from the 2012 Spectrum Act and incentive auctions to more recent activity on millimeter-wave spectrum.
He previously worked as an attorney in the Washington, DC office of law firm WilmerHale, where he was a member of the firm’s Communications practice group. He represented clients on matters including wireless interference protections, television program access, and process safety management. Prior to that, he worked on Capitol Hill as a U.S. Senate staffer.
Dileep holds a J.D. from Georgetown University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Cornell University.