Steve Sharkey is Vice President, Government Affairs, Technology and Engineering Policy in T-Mobile’s Government affairs office in Washington, DC. He has overall responsibility for T-Mobile’s technical policy agenda and manages a team of technical experts to achieve the company’s policy goals. A priority focus is policies that ensure that T-Mobile has access to sufficient spectrum as it deploys the next generation of broadband services.
In addition to his role at T-Mobile, Mr. Sharkey is also a member of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, which advises the Administration on spectrum-related issues and policies.
Prior to joining T-Mobile, Mr. Sharkey had technical representation positions at Motorola and AirTouch Communications. Prior to AirTouch, he served in a variety of roles at the Federal Communications Commission, including in the Office of Engineering and Technology, where one of his responsibilities was as an alternative liaison representative to the IRAC, and as Chief, Satellite Engineering Branch in the International Bureau.
Mr. Sharkey has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware.