5th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference

June 22nd-25th, 2015 Smolarz Auditorium, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dean Brenner

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Senior Vice President, Government Affairs at Qualcomm 

Dean Brenner is Senior Vice President, Government Affairs for Qualcomm Incorporated. He directs Qualcomm's global technology policy initiatives, and in addition, he leads Qualcomm's global spectrum strategy efforts. He represents Qualcomm before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and other agencies of the United States and Canadian governments responsible for spectrum and telecommunications policy, and he regularly interacts with spectrum regulators around the world.

Mr. Brenner led Qualcomm's bidding team in spectrum auctions in India (the 2.3 GHz band), the United States (the Lower 700 MHz band), and the United Kingdom (the L Band). In addition, he was responsible for obtaining the regulatory approvals for Qualcomm's sale of Lower 700 MHz spectrum to AT&T in 2011. In 2006, he obtained the regulatory approvals to launch FLO TV, a mobile TV service. He has spoken at conferences on spectrum policy in the United States, Canada, South Korea, Belgium, Great Britain, and elsewhere around the world. He joined Qualcomm in November 2003.
Mr. Brenner received his A.B. degree, magna cum laude with distinction in public policy studies, from Duke University in 1982. He won a prize for the best paper on communications policy, and he was a recipient for four years of a CBS Scholarship. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University in 1985. He is admitted to the Bars of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the D.C., Third, and Eleventh Circuits, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Mr. Brenner is a member of the United States Federal Advisory Board for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, & Timing, which advises the United States Executive Branch agencies on policy matters impacting the Global Positioning System. He is also a member of the Board of Governors of 4G Americas and the Board for Jewish Life at Duke University.