FCC Names Chief TechnologistFCC July 1st, 2010
BroadbandBreakfast.com Staff, BroadbandBreakfast.com
WASHINGTON July 1, 2010 – FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski named Douglas Sicker, formerly of the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Department of Computer Science, to become the FCC’s Chief Technologist today. Speaking about the appointment, Genachowski said, “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. His technical expertise will help the FCC pursue policies that spur investment, create jobs, promote innovation, and advance our nation’s global technology leadership.”
This will be the second appointment that Dr. Sicker has sat on the FCC –he was previously Chief of the Network Technology Division.