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April 6, 2018

Syniverse CEO Dean Douglas Joins CTIA Board .

WASHINGTON – CTIA announced today that Syniverse President and CEO Dean Douglas has joined CTIA’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Syniverse sits at the center of the mobile ecosystem, where it connects 7 billion mobile devices and enables businesses to securely connect, communicate, and transact with their customers to drive growth in the age of digital transformation.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Dean to the CTIA Board,” said CTIA President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker. “We look forward to furthering our relationship with Syniverse as we work to ensure that America wins the race to next generation 5G wireless.”

“I’m honored to join the CTIA Board,” said Douglas. “Syniverse’s role in bridging disparate technologies and commercial environments enables us to provide CTIA with firsthand insights to help drive the critical connections businesses need to succeed in this age of digital transformation. In particular, we look forward to driving new opportunities emerging in such areas as 5G, RCS, the Internet of Things, and connected cars and cities.”

With a career spanning more than 30 years across the telecommunication and information technology industries, Douglas brings extensive executive experience to Syniverse, having previously served as CEO for three companies, including Unify, Westcon Group and LCC International. He also has been active in the technology industry with leadership roles that include serving on the Board of Directors for American Tower and SpectraSite Communications, and as Vice Chairman of the Global Technology Distribution Council.

Syniverse has a long history of advancing the mobile industry through memberships, board appointments, working groups, and keynotes at tradeshows for organizations and standards bodies.

The full CTIA Board of Directors is available here.

Media Contact:

Jason Johnson
CTIA
jjohnson@ctia.org

Bobby Eagle
Syniverse
bobby.eagle@syniverse.com

About CTIA
CTIA® (www.ctia.org) represents the U.S. wireless communications industry and the companies throughout the mobile ecosystem that enable Americans to lead a 21st century connected life. The association’s members include wireless carriers, device manufacturers, suppliers as well as apps and content companies. CTIA vigorously advocates at all levels of government for policies that foster continued wireless innovation and investment. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices, hosts educational events that promote the wireless industry and co-produces the industry’s leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.

About Syniverse
Syniverse sits at the center of the mobile ecosystem, where it connects 7 billion mobile devices and enables businesses to securely connect, communicate, and transact with their customers to drive growth in the age of digital transformation. We accomplish this by processing billions of transactions every day and settling approximately $15 billion annually for mobile service providers. For 30 years, Syniverse has been simplifying complexity to deliver the promise of mobility – a simple, interoperable experience, anytime, anywhere. For more information, visit www.syniverse.com,  follow Syniverse on Twitter or connect with Syniverse on LinkedIn.

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