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Scott Belcher

Chief Executive Officer, Telecommunications Industry Association
Scott Belcher

Scott F. Belcher was named Chief Executive Officer of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) in October 2014, following a seven-year tenure as President and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America).

As the information and communications technology (ICT) industry experiences the most dramatic change seen in decades, Scott’s leadership of TIA fosters adaptation and growth to meet its members’ needs. He is responsible for managing TIA’s overall operations and providing long-term strategic direction for the organization. Scott brings to TIA more than 25 years of public and private sector experience in Washington, DC.

Prior to becoming President and CEO of ITS America, Scott served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel at the National Academy of Public Administration in Washington, DC. Before his tenure at ITS America, Scott held senior management positions at a number of prominent trade associations, and worked in private practice at the law firm of Beveridge & Diamond, PC, and at the Environmental Protection Agency.

Scott holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia, a Master of Public Policy from Georgetown University, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Redlands. Scott serves on the Board of the Telecommunications Industry Association, the U.S. Department of State International Communications and Information Policy Committee, and the U.S. Department of Transportation Intelligent Transport Systems Program Advisory Committee. He also serves on the Advisory Boards of the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and the University of California Berkeley Transportation Sustainability Research Center.

Scott resides in Alexandria, VA and is married with two children.


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Publications and Multimedia
The Telecommunications Act: Can it Rein in the FCC? - Audio/Video
Third Annual Executive Branch Review Conference
June 23, 2015