FCC Forms Technological Advisory Council
October 22, 2010 at 4:27 AM (PT)
The FCC has formed a Technological Advisory Council to help the Commission in developing policies as new technology emerges and evolves. CORE CAPITAL PARTNERS Managing Dir. TIM WHEELER will serve as Chairman of the new panel, working with FCC Chief Technologist DOUG SICKER. Chief of the Electromagnetic Compatibility Division WALTER JOHNSTON will serve as Designated Federal Officer while JULIUS KNAPP, Chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology, will serve as the Alternate Designated Federal Officer.
"I'm pleased to announce that the FCC has formed a new Technological Advisory Council, comprised of some of the leading technology and business leaders in our country," said FCC Chairman JULIUS GENACHOWSKI. "Under the excellent leadership of TOM WHEELER, these experts will provide counsel on using spectrum and other communications technologies to drive job creation and economic growth, generating concrete ideas, and acting as a spur to FCC to action."
The first meeting of the Council will be NOVEMBER 4th at Commission headquarters and is open to the public.