5 on 5G: Diane Rinaldo, Beacon Global Strategies

In the episode, Diane Rinaldo joins the podcast to discuss 5G domestic deployment, the C-Band Auction, and 5G’s impact on the economy.

Diane is one of the country’s leading authorities on 5G telecommunication, supply chain, security, privacy, and internet governance. Prior to joining Beacon, Diane served as acting administrator of NTIA and acting assistant secretary of commerce for communications and information. During her time at NTIA, Diane directed the administration’s efforts on privacy testified in the house of representatives and Senate on 5g and internet security issues, and served as the principal advisor for the White House and Congress on 5g and supply chain.

About 5G Action Now

5G Action Now was founded to establish the United States as the worldwide leader in 5G. Our goal is to elevate the conversation regarding American national security and the economic benefits of winning the 5G innovation and deployment battle against China. 5G will spur economic growth in rural America, create an environment for technological expansion, and put the U.S. on strong national security footing for generations to come.

5G Action Now supports the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) goal of a 2020 C-band auction. Additionally, we support Members of Congress of both parties working together with the federal government to win the 5G race against China.

About Mike Rogers

Mike Rogers is the former Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and now serves as the Chairman of 5G Action Now.

In Congress, Chairman Rogers worked with two presidents, Congressional leadership, foreign leaders, diplomats, and intelligence professionals, and oversaw the Intelligence Community’s $70 billion budget that funded the nation’s 17 intelligence agencies. Before being elected to represent Michigan in the House of Representatives, he was an FBI special agent and member of the U.S. Army.

Today, he hosts the CNN Original Series Declassified, regularly appears on various TV and radio shows, and frequently contributes to major print outlets. He is also a Senior Fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center where he is leading a program on 5G, national security, and intelligence policy.