Monday, November 4, 2013

FCC Chairman Appoints Key Staff

Newly confirmed FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced key staff appointments, including:

Ruth Milkman, Chief of Staff -- previously served as Chief of the FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau from August 2009 to June 2011, and from June 2012 until the present.

Philip Verveer, Senior Counselor to the Chairman -- previously serves as U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy at the U.S. Department of State and, before that practiced communications and antitrust law in the government and in private law firms.

Gigi B. Sohn, Special Counsel for External Affairs -- has served since 2001 as the President
and CEO of Public Knowledge and, from 2011-2013 as the Co-Chair of the board of directors of the
Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG).

Diane Cornell, Special Counsel -- has served as Vice President for Government Affairs at
Inmarsat and Vice President, Regulatory Policy at CTIA, The Wireless Association.

Daniel Alvarez, legal advisor to the Chairman -- has practiced law at the firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP since 2005.

Renee Gregory,  legal advisor to the Chairman -- has worked at the Commission since 2012, first as a legal advisor to Chairman Genachowski and then as Chief of Staff of the Office of Engineering and Technology.

Maria Kirby, legal advisor to the Chairman -- has served since 2012 as a legal advisor to the Chief of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau.

Deborah Ridley, Confidential Assistant to the Chairman

Sagar Doshi, Special Assistant to the Chairman

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