FCC Chairman Wheeler Announces Stolen Mobile Device Working Group Members

The Federal Communications Commission announced the members of the Technological Advisory Council’s (TAC) Working Group on Mobile Device Theft Prevention.

The Council, comprised of a wide array of leading technical experts, supports the Commission’s identification of areas for innovation and development of technology policies promoting America’s competitiveness in the global economy.

The working group will report its findings and recommendations to the full Technological Advisory Council, which then will bring forward its recommendations to the Commission. The TAC is chaired by Dennis Roberson, IIT.

Chairs of Mobile Device Theft Prevention Working Group

  • Brian Daly, Director of Core Network and Government/Regulatory Standards, AT&T and member of the Technological Advisory Council
  • Robert Kubik, Director of Communications Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Samsung.

Members of the Mobile Device Theft Prevention Working Group

  • Asaf Askenazi, Director of Product Management, Qualcomm
  • Jay Barbour, Certified Information Systems Security Professional and Security Director, Blackberry
  • Brad Blanken, Vice President of Industry Development, Competitive Carriers Association
  • Craig Boswell, President, Hobi
  • Eric Feldman, Associate Deputy Assistant Director, Cyber Crimes Center, Department of Homeland Security
  • John Foust, Special Assistant, Executive Office of the Chief of Police, Washington (DC) Metropolitan Police Department
  • Les Gray, Chief Operations Officer, Recipero
  • Joe Heaps, Policy Advisor, National Institute of Justice
  • Gary Jones, Senior Director and Head of Technical Standards Policy, T-Mobile
  • Sang Kim, Principal Researcher, LG
  • Jake Laperruque, Fellow on Privacy, Surveillance, and Security, Center for Democracy and Technology
  • John Marinho, Vice President of Technology and CyberSecurity, CTIA – The Wireless Association
  • Special Agent Samuel Messinger, US Secret Service
  • Jason Novak, Manager of Privacy Engineering, Apple
  • Kirthika Parmeswaran, Principal Solutions Architect, Ericsson
  • Greg Post, President, Recipero (Alternate)
  • Ian Robertson, Vice President of Security, Engineering, and Innovation, Motorola Mobility
  • Deepti Rohatgi, Mobile Security Policy Advisor, Lookout
  • Mark Romer, Senior Director, Asurion Mobile Applications
  • Mike Rou, Senior Manager, eBay
  • Matt Rowe, Vice President and General Counsel, Gazelle
  • Special Agent Christian Schorle, FBI Newark, Cyber Task Force
  • David Strumwasser, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Verizon
  • Maxwell Szabo, Legislative Affairs and Policy Manager, Office of District Attorney George Gascón
  • Nick Tucker, Program Manager, Microsoft
  • Samir Vaidya, Director of Technology, Verizon (Alternate).

FCC Chairman Wheeler Announces Stolen Mobile Device Working Group Members