Mary Brown - Participant

Mary L. Brown is Senior Director for Technology and Spectrum Policy in Cisco’s Washington DC Government Affairs office where she covers a wide range of public policy issues.  She leads Cisco’s global public policy agenda for wireless technologies and spectrum policy.

During her career, she has worked as a consultant, as in-house regulatory counsel for a major carrier, and for approximately 10 years as a staff lawyer and manager at the Federal Communications Commission. She has been with Cisco for 10 years.  In addition to telecommunications issues, she has substantial experience in Internet law and policy. 

Ms. Brown holds a J.D. with honors from the Syracuse College of Law, and a Master of Science in Telecommunications from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse.  She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.



Cisco Systems


Senior Director,
Technology and Spectrum Policy, Global Policy and Government Affairs