Vice President, Government & Industry Relations

Barbara Baffer

Barbara Baffer has spent the last 28 years with Ericsson working in a number of different roles and is currently the Vice President, Government & Industry Relations, for Ericsson North America. For 10 years, she was the Head of its Washington DC office in Washington DC and six years ago relocated to the Ericsson HQ office in Plano to take a corporate executive role.

Currently, she is focused on Ericsson’s regulatory and legislative advocacy efforts and leads the teams in Washington DC and Ottawa. She is responsible for execution of Ericsson’s North America Influencing Plan as well as the Ericsson Global Influencing Plan.

She is the 2019 Chairman of Tech Titans, represents Ericsson on the Board of the Information Technology Industry Council, serves on the Advisory Committee of the Alliance for Affordable Internet, participates as a member of the Dallas Executive Women’s Roundtable (EWR) and is a Board Member of the Collin County Business Alliance.  

Baffer holds a Bachelor’s degree in Government from the College of William and Mary and an MBA from Lynchburg College. In 2015, she won the Dallas Business Journal’s “Women in Technology Award.”

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