Jennifer A. Manner is the Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at EchoStar Corporation where she is responsible for domestic and international policy, including spectrum management. Ms. Manner has held senior positions at the FCC including as Deputy Chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology and the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, as well as Senior Counsel to FCC Commissioner Abernathy. Ms. Manner has held senior positions at satellite and other communications companies.
Ms. Manner serves including in leadership roles at several Federal Advisory Committees, including the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee and the FCC’s Technological Advisory Committee. Ms. Manner also holds leadership roles at several trade associations including the Satellite Industry Association, GSOA and USITUA. Ms. Manner has also chaired several groups at the ITU-R, including at WRC-23.
Ms. Manner has published numerous articles and books, including most recently Spectrum Wars: The Rise of 5G and Beyond. Ms. Manner is also an award winning filmmaker, most recently, When Wire Was King: The Transformation of Telecommunications.