Mignon Clyburn: The Social Justice Dynamics of Tech Policy (Ep. 174)
Mignon Clyburn (@mignonclyburn) is a former FCC Commissioner and President and CEO of MLC Strategies. Mignon served at the FCC from 2009-2018, with a stint as Acting FCC Chairwoman—the first FCC Chairwoman—in 2013.
Claire Brown: How an FDA Algorithm is Killing Bodegas (Ep. 169)
H. Claire Brown (@hclaire_brown) is a staff writer for The New Food Economy focusing on food policy and the environment. Her reporting has won awards from the Newswomen’s Club of New York and the New York Press Club. She is based in Brooklyn.
Ambar Januel: Rescue Your Cause Marketing from the Ivory Tower (Ep. 167)
A Mexican American with a creative background and an untraditional career path, Ambar Januel (@ambarjanuel) is a marketing strategist and branding expert for non-profits and innovative tech companies.
Alexandra Channer: Automation, Displacement and Slavery in Southeast Asia (Ep. 166)
Dr. Alexandra Channer (@channer_alex) is a human rights advisor for business, helping to identify and mitigate impacts resulting from their commercial activities and relationships. She has a technical background in risk analysis and due diligence for labour standards, civil and political rights and community impacts.
Sahra V. Nguyen: Public Policy as a Creative Spark (Ep 163)
Sahra Nguyen is an award-winning filmmaker, entrepreneur, and founder/CEO of Nguyen Coffee Supply.
Jonathan Friebert: Public Policy and the Future of Retail — A Starter’s Guide (Ep. 162)
Jonathan Friebert, U.S. Head of Public Policy of China’s largest retailer, JD.com, joined us to discuss the public policies that are most crucial to the future of retail.
Tiffany Moore: Trade, 5G, and Beyond: The Policy Landscape for Consumer Tech (Ep. 159)
Tiffany Moore (@TiffanyMMoore) currently serves as Senior Vice President of Political and Industry Affairs for the Consumer Technology Association. Promoted to the newly created position in April 2018, Tiffany’s expanded role includes overseeing CTA’s U.S. Jobs, and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives. In addition, Tiffany leads the association’s advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill on issues including communications and technology policy, patent litigation reform, strategic immigration reform and international trade, and overseeing CTA’s political action committee CTAPAC.
Alex J. Wood — Liberator or ‘Boss from Hell’?: The Gig Economy’s Double Edge (Ep. 156)
Alex J. Wood (@tom_swing) is a Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute. He is a sociologist of work and employment, focusing on the changing nature of employment relations and labour market transformation.
Latinos and Tech Policy — The Policy Year Ahead (Ep. 153)
Francella Ochillo (@Francella202) is the National Hispanic Media Coalition’s (NHMC) Vice President, Policy and General Counsel.
Otessa Ghadar: How to Tell Your Story (Ep. 151)
Otessa Ghadar joined Joe Miller to discuss her tips on how to tell your story, the DC independent film scene, and DC’s punk rock roots.