Jeff Joseph, President and CEO of SIIA, provided this statement endorsing Doreen Bogdan-Martin for ITU.
“SIIA strongly endorses Doreen Bogdan-Martin to serve as the next Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Ms. Bogdan-Martin has decades of experience in diplomacy and technology and has devoted her career to promoting digital equity and innovation. As the current Director of the ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau, Ms. Bodgan-Martin has spearheaded initiatives around digital development, youth engagement, and school connectivity. This is exactly the kind of expertise and experience that the international community needs to ensure that the future of the internet is one that is safe, trustworthy, secure, open, and accessible to all.”