As a wireless engineer with 30 years of industry and government experience, Senior Technical Advisor Tom Peters understands the intricate relationship among regulatory policy, technology, spectrum, and business. He provides valuable insights to clients on technical policy and related engineering matters as part of our Communications, Internet, and Technology Practice.
Mr. Peters joined Jenner from Hogan Lovells and formerly served as the Chief Engineer of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission. He possesses a unique understanding of technology issues that affect telecommunications policymaking. A key player in the FCC's National Broadband Plan, Mr. Peters advised the Chairman, Commissioners, Bureau Chiefs, and staff on technical and spectrum policy matters.
He started his career at a global engineering consulting firm, where he helped design wireless networks all over the world. As the firm’s Director, Mr. Peters was responsible for Engineering Design Services in Latin America, and later in Europe and Asia-Pacific. He then joined Nextel where he fine-tuned his technical regulatory and spectrum policy skills as a Director of Technology Development.
Mr. Peters went on to co-found Wireless Strategy, LLC, a strategic engineering consulting firm. But when given the chance to work on the FCC's National Broadband Plan, he jumped at the opportunity and later became the Chief Engineer of the Wireless Bureau. At Hogan Lovells, he developed a strong track record of successfully helping clients navigate complex technical issues associated with telecommunications, satellite and spectrum policy.