Vice President of Policy and Public Affairs, Nokia Americas
Prior to Nokia, Brian served as the Republican Staff Director of the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation where he also served as General Counsel. He was the Committee’s lead advisor in the areas of commerce, space, telecommunications, and emerging technology. Earlier in his career, Brian served in the Enforcement Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission. Before joining the FCC, he spent six years in a variety of policy positions with Ameritech and SBC Communications.
Brian is a graduate of the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary where he also earned a Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree. He is an adjunct professor in both the law school and the graduate Public Policy program at William and Mary. He is also a past Visiting Lecturer at the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado and frequently speaks on topics including security and the emerging 5G ecosystem.