Wireless Policy Podcast Archives

‘Communications Policy in the COVID-19 Era’ with Hon. Geoffrey Starks (Ep. 225)

‘Communications Policy in the COVID-19 Era (Ep. 225)

Geoffrey Starks is a Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission.

‘5G is Here: What Does that Mean for You?’ with John Godfrey (Ep 219)

‘5G is Here: What Does that Mean for You?’ with John Godfrey

5G is Here—but what does that mean for you? Samsung Electronics America’s Senior Vice President for Public Policy John Godfrey joined Joe Miller to discuss his company’s take.

Gigi Sohn: The Top Tech Policy Issues Driving the Debate (Ep. 181)

Gigi Sohn: The Top Tech Policy Issues Driving the Debate (Ep. 181)

Gigi Sohn gives us a rundown of the key tech policy issues driving the debate in Washington right now.

Tom Wheeler: Gutenberg, Google, Darwin & Beyond (Ep. 177)

Tom Wheeler: Gutenberg, Google, Darwin & Beyond (Ep. 177)

Tom Wheeler and Joe Miller discuss Mr. Wheeler’s new book ‘From Gutenberg to Google: The History of Our Future’ which puts tech in historical context.

Mignon Clyburn: The Social Justice Dynamics of Tech Policy (Ep. 174)

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.

Tiffany Moore: Trade, 5G, and Beyond: The Policy Landscape for Consumer Tech (Ep. 159)

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.

Clayton Banks: 5G Comes to Harlem (Ep. 140)

Clayton Banks: 5G Comes to Harlem (Ep. 140)

Clayton Banks (@embertime) is the Co-Founder and CEO of Silicon Harlem.  The mission of Silicon Harlem is to transform Harlem and other urban markets into Innovation and Technology Hubs. Under his leadership, Silicon Harlem has partnered with the Department of Education for New York City to establish an after school STEM based startup accelerator, collaborate with the NYC Mayor’s office to assess wireless broadband in upper Manhattan, and coordinate a virtual startup incubator for tech based entrepreneurs. Banks has established and produces the only comprehensive technology conference in Harlem, the Silicon Harlem tech conference is focused on next generation internet and its impact on urban markets economic development.

The Power of WiFi for Business and Communities with Edgar Figueroa (Ep. 104)

The Power of WiFi for Business and Communities with Edgar Figueroa (Ep. 104)

As president and CEO of Wi-Fi Alliance (@WifiAlliance), Edgar Figueroa has led an unprecedented period of growth for Wi-Fi®. Wi-Fi Alliance has grown to more than 700 member companiesUnder Edgar’s leadership. He has also maintained an aggressive development roadmap and adopted a vision of “Connecting everyone and everything, everywhere.” Edgar forged numerous strategic partnerships to facilitate penetration of Wi-Fi into established and emerging markets. Edgar also defined the Wi-Fi Alliance Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ program development framework. He also guided the launch of several generations of interoperable Wi-Fi programs. These programs have proliferated Wi-Fi into mass markets such as mobile and consumer electronics.