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Tom C Varghese

Tom C Varghese

Head of Connectivity and Access Policy, APAC, Facebook

Tom Varghese is the Head of Connectivity and Access Policy for Asia Pacific at Facebook. He focuses on regional issues involving spectrum, infrastructure, net neutrality, online communication services and accessibility. Mr Varghese is also a Visiting Policy Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute.

Prior to joining Facebook he was a Director of Public and Regulatory Affairs at Telenor Group, supporting the companies businesses in South- and Southeast Asia. In his role he worked extensively across spectrum, licensing and infrastructure deployment for mobile network operators. He has previously also been a consultant to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a Research Associate at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Mr Varghese holds a Master degree in Law and a Bachelor degree in Comparative Politics from the University of Bergen, Norway.

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