David Stehlin

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Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Stehlin joined the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) as CEO in September 2019. He brings more than 30 years of experience leading the development and implementation of key business and technology strategies in the information and communications technology industry. TIA represents more than 400 companies around the globe while developing critical standards and advocating for the industry with federal and state level governments.

Mr. Stehlin has also been instrumental in the leadership of multiple public and private networking companies including CEO of MRV Communications (MRVC) and CEO of Ceterus Networks as well as President of Overture Networks. He has a keen understanding of how to navigate the business, technology and government factors that affect our industry. Prior to starting his career in the ICT industry, Dave was a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Mr. Stehlin holds a B.S. degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD and an M.B.A. from National University in San Diego, CA.