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Shane Tews

463 Communications
Chief Policy Officer
Washington, D.C.

Shane Tews is the Chief Policy Officer at 463 Communications.  Shane works closely with the partners and account managers as a senior strategic advisor helping to coordinate a strategic policy approach to enhance communications programs for clients public policy communications programs.  She assists in relationship management with Congress, the Administration, Think Tanks and Trade Associations. 

Shane was formerly Vice President of Global Public Policy and Government Relations for Verisign, Inc. where she was responsible for the strategic planning and daily management of the Policy and Government Relations efforts for VeriSign globally.  Shane represented Verisign’s interest before United States and International government officials in the Information Communications and Technology Sector where she participated in the development of e-commerce policies with International governing bodies, National and State Legislators, International, National and Regional trade associations and Information Technology coalitions.

Shane is Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Internet Education Foundation. She formerly sat on several Information Technology Boards including the European American Business Council, the Information Technology Industry Council, the Information Technology Industry Foundation, and the United States Telecommunications Training Institute. She also chaired the Information Technology Information Council Federal Government Relations and sat as chairman of the TechNet Public Policy Committee.