Stehlin Named CEO at TIA
Thursday, September 12, 2019 | Comments

David Stehlin was named CEO of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). Stehlin succeeds Wes Johnston, who after leading the association the past few years, is joining his family as they relocate to Hawaii.

“We thank Wes Johnston for his transformational leadership and laying the foundation for TIA’s future success,” said TIA Board Chair and Senior Vice President of Nokia Deepti Arora. “As we usher in a new era of connectivity, David Stehlin’s deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing the telecommunications industry, from deploying 5G to ensuring a secure supply chain, will provide strong leadership as we continue to meet the evolving needs of our members.”

Stehlin brings 30 years of experience starting, leading and transforming innovative global networking and telecommunications companies. Most recently, he served as the general manager of lifecycle service assurance at Spirent Communications, a global provider of testing, assurance, analytics and security solutions where his group offered 5G network emulation testing.

Prior to his tenure at Spirent, Stehlin served as CEO of MRV Communications, president of Overture Networks and CEO and president of Ceterus Networks. He also served as CEO of several start-up ventures, including Valo and OnePath Networks. Stehlin served as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps prior to his civilian career and is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.

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