Lead Technology and Spectrum Policy Strategist Spectrum Policy Division
National Telecommunications Information Administration U.S. Department of Commerce
Dr. Rangam Subramanian is currently serving the Spectrum Planning Division, Office of Spectrum Management, National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA) within the U.S. Department of Commerce, as a Lead Technology and Spectrum Policy Strategist. He is focused on wireless spectrum strategy, policies and rulemaking, and the national collaboration needed for next-generation wireless technology development and deployment that is critical to the national economic development and security. In his previous professional roles spanning 22 years with industry and the Idaho National Laboratory, Dr. Subramanian made significant contributions as a general management and technology professional to corporate strategy, mergers & acquisitions, business development, R&D, large-scale integration, international operations management and telecom network services. Dr. Subramanian was invited by the U.S. Congress to deliver his testimony on, "Avoiding the Spectrum Crunch: Growing the Wireless Economy through Innovation," in 2012. He is a serving member of the White House/National Information Technology R&D initiated Wireless Spectrum Sharing R&D (WSRD), Senior Steering Group (SSG), for Wireless Spectrum Sharing Innovation in the nation. He has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, and a Ph.D. in Computer & Systems Engineering from Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan.