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Davoudi Emerging Leaders Lecture Series: A Conversation with Jay A. Brown

Davoudi Emerging Leaders Lecture Series: A Conversation with Jay A. Brown

This virtual event, the first in the spring’s Davoudi Emerging Leaders Lecture Series, featured Jay A. Brown, a Baker Institute board member and the CEO and president of Crown Castle International Corp. Brown discussed current public policy issues and Houston’s business landscape in a conversation moderated by Morgan Garvey, associate director of stewardship at the Baker Institute. Attendees were invited to participate in a Q&A after the discussion.

The Davoudi Emerging Leaders Lecture Series is exclusive to members of the Roundtable Young Professionals. Each event features a conversation about public policy fundamentals, practical information on working in the public policy sphere, and the charge and impact of the Baker Institute. Click here for a list of the 2021 Davoudi Series lectures.

The Baker Institute thanks Haydeh and Ali Davoudi for supporting these important conversations.

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8:30 a.m. — Presentation
9:00 a.m. — Q&A


Registration has closed.

Members of the Roundtable Young Professionals received complimentary admission with the link in their email invitation. For more information about RYP membership, please contact Morgan Garvey at 713-348-8087 or

Featured Speaker

Jay A. Brown was appointed president and chief executive officer of Crown Castle International Corp. in June 2016. Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and approximately 70,000 route miles of fiber-supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major U.S. market, a  nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure that connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service.

Brown was Crown Castle’s chief financial officer from July 2008 to May 2016, after serving as treasurer of Crown Castle since May 2004.  Since joining Crown Castle in August 1999, Brown has served in a number of positions in corporate development and corporate finance. He holds a BBA from Baylor University.


Morgan Garvey
Assistant Director of Development - Stewardship, Baker Institute



Fri, Jan. 21, 2022
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


Online webinar