NFPPC Mission: Enhance and Maintain Critical Infrastructure Resilience against all Cyber Risks
Board of Advisors
Vice President of Industry and State Affairs, USTelecom Association.
Robert Mayer is Vice-President of Industry and State Affairs with the United States Telecom Association (USTelecom) with responsibility for leading cyber and national security policy, state relations and coordinating various regulatory initiatives for the wireline broadband industry.
He is the Chair of the Communications Sector Coordinating Council and currently chairs the CSCC Cybersecurity Committee. In June 2015, Mayer was appointed to the FCC Communications Security Reliability and Interoperability Council after having led a 100-person team of cybersecurity professionals who produced a landmark report on adapting the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to five industry segments within the sector.
Mayer serves as a “senior” industry official on the U.S. government’s Unified Cyber Coordination Group. He lead the national security and cybersecurity industry efforts, state regulatory NARUC relations, and support policy advocacy in areas including Universal Service funding, IP transition, and regulatory reform. Chair of the Communications Sector Coordinating Council (CSCC) Cybersecurity Committee and CSCC Executive Committee and Past Chair of the (CSCC).
Current member of the Communications Security Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC V) and past co-chair of the FCC CSRIC IV Working Group 4 Sector Risk Management Framework.