About ITS

Mission Statement

The International Telecommunications Society (ITS) is an association of professionals in the information, communications, and technology sectors. ITS is an independent, non-aligned and not-for-profit organization with a worldwide network of about 400 members. ITS provides a forum where academic, private sector, and government communities can meet to identify pressing new problems and issues, share research results, and form new relationships and approaches to address outstanding issues. ITS focuses on the evolving applications, services, technology, and infrastructure of the communications, computing, Internet, information content, and related industries.

Who We Are

ITS was established with the first biennial international conference, which was held in Tokyo, Japan, in 1986.

Today, ITS has become a worldwide network of more than 400 members, providing a forum where leading telecommunications professionals can identify new problems, share research results, and form new relationships among an ever growing and increasingly important part of society.

Board of Directors

The ITS Board of Directors is made up of leading professionals from around the world from the information, communications and technology sectors representing both industry and academia.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is made up of the officers of ITS, the committee chairs and the past ITS chair.


The ITS Officers are made up of the chair, vice-chair, secretary, treasurer and other members elected or appointed by the board.

Corporate Members

ITS Corporate Members are essential to the ongoing success of the organization