Jake Jennings is Executive Director of International External and Regulatory Affairs in Washington DC, where he advances AT&T’s International market entry regulatory strategy and public polices, with an emphasis on Trade promotion, the Asia Pacific region, and Internet Policy. Jake works closely with AT&T’s diverse business units, and the team of international external and regulatory affairs advocates around the world. AT&T provides wholesale services to over 220 countries and territories, and provides enterprise services to over 130 countries.
In addition to obtaining government approvals to allow AT&T to operate in a jurisdiction, other responsibilities include efforts towards market liberalization, pro-competitive licensing procedures, reasonable compliance requirements, and polices to promote a secure and stable internet. Jake is based in AT&T’s Washington D.C. office.
Prior to joining AT&T in 2008, Jake had been an Associate Bureau Chief for the Federal Communications Commission focused on domestic and international broadband and internet policies. He worked for the Chairman on a new healthcare telemedicine program, “ Rural Health Care Pilot Program” and international issues, including Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and International Telecommunications Union). His focus was on broadband deployment, network management, and universal service.
He has previously he worked for a competitive local exchange company as Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Illinois Commerce Commission.