Chairman of the FCC
Genachowski has been the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission since June 2009. Prior to his appointment, he spent more than 10 years working in the technology industry, co-founding LaunchBox Digital and Rock Creek Ventures. From 1997-2005, he was a senior executive at IAC/ InterActiveCorp.
Genachowski has two decades of experience in public service and the private sector. Among other positions, he has served as chief counsel at the FCC, as a law clerk at the U.S. Supreme Court for Justices David Souter and William J. Brennan, and on the staff of the House select committee investigating Iran-Contra. He is also a certified Emergency Medical Technician, in the event you find yourself feeling very unwell at the conference.