Derek Khlopin, Senior Advisor, Office of the Assistant Secretary, NTIA
Derek Khlopin advises the Assistant Secretary and NTIA Administrator on spectrum policy, regulation and management, as well as wireless and emerging technologies. Khlopin has deep expertise in wireless communications policy in government and industry.
Prior to NTIA, Khlopin led the North America government affairs activities for Nokia Solutions and Networks (now Nokia), where he developed the company’s regulatory and policy strategy and represented the company in the U.S. before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Executive branch and other government agencies, and in industry forums. Khlopin also headed the regulatory and legal advocacy efforts of the Telecommunications Industry Association and its information and communications technology member companies, and served as attorney in the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau of the FCC. Khlopin is a graduate of the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America and its Institute for Communications Law Studies.