Brenda Boehm, Chief Strategy Officer, is responsible for the overall strategic direction and provides the technology and product leadership for the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). Brenda’s deep industry expertise is based upon her successful leadership roles at both the executive and board levels with various innovation-focused technology companies from entrepreneurial start-ups; Starent Networks, Tango Networks, and Cyphre to Fortune 100 leaders; Cisco, Nortel, Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia. This uniquely broad set of experiences and skills have equipped her with the insight to create a market vision that recognizes industry disruption, an ability to harness change for innovation, develop global market reach and ensure the most successful operational best practices.
Most recently Brenda’s focus has been on developing company infrastructure and operational transformation; driving virtualized, dynamic, secure networks that can connect to everything, everywhere. She recognizes that this new architecture and operational transformation will bring further efficiencies, agility and an ability to truly manage the new Internet of Things.
Brenda Boehm holds a Masters of Science (MS) from SMU’s School of Engineering in Telecommunications and a Bachelors (BA) in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from the University of Louisiana. She also attended Stanford’s prestigious Graduate School of Business Executive Program, recently completed the Advanced Computer Security Certification Program.