Douglas Sicker Named Chief Technologist At FCC
June 30, 2010 at 11:52 AM (PT)
DOUGLAS C. SICKER has returned to the FCC as Chief Technologist. Dr. SICKER will work in the Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis and will advise the agency on technological issues; he served as Chief of the Network Technology Division at the Commission before moving to LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS and then the UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO at BOULDER, where he presently serves as Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science with a joint appointment in the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program.
"I am delighted that Dr. SICKER is returning to provide the FCC with his broad and deep knowledge about the communications networks and technologies of today and tomorrow," said Chairman JULIUS GENACHOWSKI. "His technical expertise will help the FCC pursue policies that spur investment, create jobs, promote innovation, and advance our nation's global technology leadership."