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Mary Brown

Mary Brown
Director of Government Affairs
Cisco Systems

Mary L. Brown joined Cisco’s Government Affairs office in 2004, where she serves as Managing Director.  She covers a wide range of public policy issues for Cisco related to IP-based technologies, wireless and networking.

During her career, she has worked as a consultant, as in-house regulatory counsel for a major carrier, and for approximately 10 years as a staff lawyer and manager at the Federal Communications Commission.  In addition to telecommunications issues, she has substantial experience in Internet law and policy. 

Ms. Brown holds a J.D. with honors from the Syracuse College of Law, and a Master of Science in Telecommunications from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse.  She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.