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Mark Lipford

T-Mobile USA

Mark serves as the Director Global Standards and Ecosystem Development within T-Mobile USA, and has over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications and wireless industries. Mark is responsible for working with T-Mobile USA’s Technology Development, Corporate Strategy, Product Development and Network Development teams to define strategy and direction. Additionally, he is responsible for representing T-Mobile USA's strategies and requirements into industry organizations and in building strategic relationships to help drive technology ecosystems supporting these initiatives. Mark currently serves on the Board of the Small Cell Forum, the GSMA North American CTO group, the GSMA PSMC committee, and as Vice Chair of TIA TR45. He has previously held positions as Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) Technical Plenary Vice Chair, OMA Broadcast working group Vice Chair, and as a member of the OMA Board. He has also served on the WiMAX Board and held leadership positions in 3GPP2.

Prior to his work in global standards, Mark held positions in Product Development, Technology Planning, Network Engineering, and Network operations for both Sprint and BellSouth.

Mark joined the GlobalPlatform Board of Directors in 2016.

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