iconectiv names telecommunications policy expert to lead government affairs

iconectiv, an authoritative partner of the global communications industry connecting more than two billion people every day, has named telecommunications policy expert Glenn Reynolds as its Head of Government and Industry Affairs, the company said.

With more than 20 years of experience in all areas of telecommunications regulation and policy, Reynolds brings a proven track record of successful representation in front of state and federal agencies, along with industry and trade associations. Reynolds will focus on providing guidance and insights to government and industry stakeholders in a changing regulatory environment.

Prior to iconectiv, Reynolds served as Chief of Staff for the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), where he was responsible for coordinating policy development across a broad spectrum of issues, including those involving Internet, wireline and wireless networks. Previously, he served in senior management positions at BellSouth Corporation, the USTelecom Association and was Deputy Chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau of the FCC, where he provided strategic counsel with a comprehensive understanding of how policy decisions are made and led diverse teams to achieve organizational goals.

iconectiv maintains active engagement with numerous government agencies, industry trade associations, standards bodies and academic institutions to define the technical solutions that support regulation. This year, iconectiv will become the Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) for all regions of the Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC). The LNPA is tasked with ensuring consumers and businesses can easily port their phone numbers between service providers.