Monica Desai

Advisory Board

Having previously worked for Meta and the FCC, Monica brings with her over 20 years of experience navigating the telecoms policy space.

Meet Monica

Monica Desai is the founder of Tech Policy Advisors, LLC, which provides strategic expertise and hands on support globally for consultations, report writing, and stakeholder coordination in the areas of broadband deployment, telecoms policy, and emerging tech issues.

Monica has over 20 years of experience navigating the telecoms policy space, as former Meta Vice President managing a global team focused on broadband deployment, telecoms, spectrum and accessibility. Prior to this, she was a former member of the FCC’s senior executive service, serving as Chief of the Media Bureau, Chief of the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau, Deputy Chief of the Wireless Bureau, and advisor to an FCC Commissioner. Her previous experience has also seen her serve as a Partner in a global law firm representing clients before the FCC and Congress.

Monica received her JD, cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center, and her BBA in Finance, magna cum laude, from the George Washington University. She studied Economics at the American College of Switzerland.