President & CEO, PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association
Jonathan S. Adelstein comes to PCIA after serving as the 17th Administrator of U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service. He previously served as Commissioner of the FCC from 2002 to 2009. A life-long public servant, Adelstein has dedicated his career to fighting for the public interest. As RUS Administrator, Adelstein oversaw a $60 billion portfolio of rural electric, water and telecommunications infrastructure loans. As part of the Recovery Act of 2009, he spearheaded the strategic investment of $3.5 billion into rural broadband infrastructure expansion to stimulate economic development and expand broadband service across rural America.