A Conversation With Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission
Speaker: Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission
Date: Wednesday, March 6 2013
Time: 4:00PM to 4:45PM
Host: Hari Balakrishnan & Dina Katabi , Wireless@MIT
Contact: Mary McDavitt, 617-253-9620, email@example.comRelevant URL:
Biography of FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski
Sworn in as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission in June 2009, Julius Genachowski has focused the agency on unleashing the opportunities of wired and wireless broadband – pursuing policies to promote investment and job creation, drive innovation, foster competition, and empower consumers. Under Genachowski’s leadership, the FCC has been a model for excellence in government, named the most improved agency in the federal government, and one of Wired magazine’s “Top Seven Disruptors”.
Prior to his FCC appointment, Genachowski spent more than a decade working in the technology and media industries as an executive, investor, and board member. He was Chief of Business Operations and General Counsel at IAC/InterActiveCorp; Special Advisor at the private equity firm General Atlantic; and co-founder of the technology incubator LaunchBox Digital. Genachowski received a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1991 and is a 1985 graduate of Columbia College.
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