The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, regarding the announcement of Doreen Bogdan-Martin for International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Secretary-General.
“We applaud and fully support Doreen Bogdan-Martin’s candidacy for ITU Secretary-General. Bogdan-Martin has already broken barriers in her elected role as Director of the Telecommunication Development Bureau and has years of experience advising governments to improve connectivity for all. She is well-positioned to lead ITU at a time when the world needs access to broadband more than ever. And we believe she can help successfully usher the transition to 5G.”