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9:30 a.m. 9:40 a.m. 9:45 a.m. Workshop Introduction: Paul de Sa and John Giusti Moderators Staff Presentation: Irene Wu FCC International Bureau Presentation: Yochai Benkler, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School 9:50 a.m. 9:55 a.m. Panelist Introduction: Paul de Sa and John Giusti Moderators Panelist Presentations Young Kyu Noh, Information and Communications Counselor, Embassy of Korea Tim Kelly, Lead ICT Policy Specialist at the World Bank Deborah Lathen, President of Lathen Consulting Raul Katz, Director, Business Strategy Research, CITI Robert Atkinson, Founder and President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) Jeffrey A. Eisenach, Chairman, Empiris LLC and Adjunct Professor, George Mason University Law School

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Robert Pepper, Vice President, Global Technology Policy, Cisco Systems

10:35 a.m

Panelist Discussion and Responses to Questions

11:20 a.m. Closing Statement, Moderators 11:30 a.m. Adjournment

FCC Moderating Panel:
Paul de Sa, Chief, Office of Strategic Plans and Policy Analysis John Giusti, Chief, International Bureau

Public Input
The Commission seeks public input regarding questions to ask at the workshop. Questions can be e-mailed to the Workshop Coordinator prior to the workshop at During the workshop, audience members—both in the room and online—will have the opportunity to suggest questions in writing. Questions will be reviewed and, time permitting, could be asked by the moderator. Additionally, there will be an opportunity to submit written comments in response to the staff workshops.

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Participant Biographies
Young Kyu Noh, Information and Communications Counselor, Embassy of Korea Minister-Counselor Noh has worked in the Ministry of Information and Communications of the Republic of Korea for 25 years. He is a trained policy analyst in the IT field. He graduated Colorado University at Boulder and received MS degree. When Korean Government introduced the competition in the telecommunication market in the early „90s, he contributed in drafting the competition policy framework as a deputy director of the telecom policy bureau. He also participated as a director in drafting the Korea‟s Masterplan for the Informatization -Broadband deployment, adoption and usage. When He became a Director General of the International Cooperation Bureau, he put much efforts to strengthen the cooperative relationships between Korea and the developing countries. He has been serving in the Korean Embassy in Washington DC as an Information and Communication minister-counselor since August 2007. Tim Kelly, Lead ICT Policy Specialist at the World Bank Dr Tim Kelly is the Lead ICT Policy Specialist at infoDev, at the World Bank in Washington DC, where he has responsibility for the programmes on access for

all and for mainstreaming ICTs for development. He was previously Head of the
Strategy and Policy Unit (SPU) at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), where he worked between 1993 and 2008. Before joining ITU he spent five years as a Communications Policy Analyst with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and three years with Logica Consultancy Ltd. He has an MA (Hons) degree in Geography and a Ph.D in industrial economics from Cambridge University. Over the last twenty years, Dr Kelly has specialised in the economics of the telecommunications industry. He has written or co-authored more than 30 books on the subject including the ITU's “Internet Reports” and “World Information Society Reports”. He was in charge of the “content team” for the

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World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), which concluded in November 2005. Deborah Lathen, President of Lathen Consulting Deborah Lathen is the founder and president of Lathen Consulting, LLC, which specializes in providing consulting services on behalf of telecommunications, media and communications companies with respect to regulatory and legislative matters. Previously she served as Chief of the Cables Services Bureau (now the Media Bureau) at the FCC and before that she held numerous executive positions with Fortune 500 companies such as The Quaker Oats Company, TRW and Nissan. Lathen is a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of BT (British Telecom, PLC.), where she serves on the Compensation and Corporate Sustainability Committees. Previously she also served on the boards of the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council and the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. Raul Katz, Director, Business Strategy Research, CITI Raul L. Katz is Director of Business Strategy Research at the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information and an Adjunct Professor in the Finance and Economics Division at Columbia Business School. He is also President of Telecom Advisory Services ( In 2004, Dr. Katz retired as a Lead Partner at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he was a member of the firm‟s Leadership Team and Head of the US and Latin America Telecommunication practices. In the last two years, Dr. Katz has been particularly focused on analyzing the economic impact of broadband telecommunications. In this context, he has led a research project on the employment effects of the broadband stimulus package in the United States, a study of the economic impact of alternative broadband strategies in Switzerland and an evaluation of economic impact of Germany's National Broadband Strategy. Dr. Katz has published articles in journals such as

Telecommunications Policy, Telephony, Communications and Strategy, Strategy and Business, America‟s Network and The Information Society . His book The
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Information Society: an International Perspective , focusing on the deregulation
trends in worldwide telecommunications, was published in 1988. His book

Creative Destruction: Business Survival Strategies in the Global Internet Economy, addressing the discontinuities in the telecommunications industry, was published in 2000, and translated into Japanese. His last book, The role of ICT in Economic development, was published in 2009. Dr. Katz received his
Ph.D. in Management Science and Political Science and an M.S. in Communications Technology and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In addition, he holds a Licence in History and a Maîtrise in Political Science from the University of Paris-Sorbonne, as well as a Licence and a Maîtrise (with honors) in Communication Sciences from the University of Paris. Robert Atkinson, Founder and President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) Robert Atkinson is President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washington, DC-based technology policy think tank. He is author of several books including Supply-Side Follies and The Past And Future Of

America‟s Economy: Long Waves Of Innovation That Power Cycles Of Growth . He is also author of a wide array of reports on ICT and ICT policy, including Digital Prosperity: Understanding the Economic Benefits of the Information Technology Revolution.
Before starting ITIF, Dr. Atkinson was Vice President of the Progressive Policy Institute and Director of PPI‟s Technology & New Economy Project. He was also Project Director at the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment where he directed “The Technological Reshaping of Metropolitan America.” President Clinton appointed him to the Commission on Workers, Communities, and Economic Change in the New Economy. He chairs the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission and served on the Markle Foundation‟s Task Force on National Security in the Information Age. He was awarded the Wharton-Infosys Business Transformation Award Silver Medal.

Government Technology Magazine named him one of 25 “Doers, Dreamers and
Drivers of Information Technology.” He received his Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1989.
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Jeffrey A. Eisenach, Chairman, Empiris LLC and Adjunct Professor, George Mason University Law School Jeffrey A. Eisenach is Chairman and a Managing Partner at Empiris LLC, a Washington, DC-based economic consulting firm, and an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University Law School. He has served in senior policy positions at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the White House Office of Management and Budget; on the faculties of Harvard University‟s Kennedy School of Government and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; as President and Senior Fellow at The Progress & Freedom Foundation; and, as a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, the Heritage Foundation and the Hudson Institute. He currently serves on the advisory board of the Pew Project on the Internet and American Life. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Virginia and a B.A. in economics from Claremont McKenna College. Robert Pepper, Vice President, Global Technology Policy, Cisco Systems Robert Pepper leads a team driving Cisco‟s global agenda for advanced technology policy in areas such as broadband, IP enabled services, wireless, security and privacy and ICT development including working with governments across the globe on developing national digital and broadband strategies. He joined Cisco in July 2005 from the FCC where he served as Chief of the Office of Plans and Policy and Chief of Policy Development beginning in 1989 where he focused on issues cutting across traditional boundaries and led teams implementing telecommunications legislation, planning for the transition to digital television, designing and implementing the first U.S. spectrum auctions, and developing policies promoting the development of the Internet. Before joining the FCC, he was Director of the Annenberg Washington Program in Communications Policy. His government service also included Acting Associate Administrator at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and initiating a program on Computers, Communications and Information Policy at the National Science Foundation. His academic appointments included faculty positions at the Universities of Iowa, Indiana, and Pennsylvania, and as a research affiliate at Harvard University. He serves on the
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board of directors of the U.S. Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI) and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), advisory boards for Columbia University and Michigan State University, and is a Communications Program Fellow at the Aspen Institute. He is a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce‟s Spectrum Management Advisory Committee and the UK‟s Ofcom Spectrum Advisory Board. Pepper received his BA. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

FCC Biographies
Paul deSa, Chief, Office of Strategic Plans and Policy Analysis Paul de Sa joined the FCC in July as Chief of the Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis (OSP). Prior to that he was a Partner in McKinsey & Company's Telecom/Media, Private Equity, and Corporate Finance practices in the United States and Asia. Paul holds a doctorate in theoretical physics from Oxford University and has been a Research Fellow at Harvard University‟s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and a Kennedy Scholar at MIT. John Giusti, Chief, International Bureau Mr. Giusti serves as Acting Chief of the Federal Communications Commission‟s International Bureau. He was named to this position in January 2009, having previously served in the same role in 2006 and 2007. Mr. Giusti advises the FCC Chairman and Commissioners on international and satellite communications policy, and oversees the FCC‟s relationship with its foreign counterparts. Mr. Giusti returned to the International Bureau after working as Legal Advisor to FCC Commissioner Michael Copps. Prior to this, Mr. Giusti held several positions in the International Bureau where, among other things, he directed strategy for FCC participation in international and regional organizations, regulator-to-regulator dialogues and cross-border spectrum negotiations. He has served as the senior FCC negotiator at numerous meetings of the International Telecommunication Union, the Inter-American Telecommunication
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Commission (CITEL) and other multilateral organizations as well as in bilateral discussions with other countries. Before joining the International Bureau, Mr. Giusti worked in the FCC‟s Common Carrier Bureau where he addressed implementation of parts of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Mr. Giusti received his Juris Doctorate from Boston University in 1994. He was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication from the University of Florida in 1991. Irene S. Wu, Director of Research, International Bureau Irene S. Wu is the Director of Research in the International Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). She directs studies on international trends in regulation and policy for the Internet, the convergence of telecom and media, and challenges related to establishing independent regulatory agencies. Also, she represents the FCC to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and covers international trade issues. From 2007-2008, she was the first Yahoo! Fellow in Residence at Georgetown University‟s School of Foreign Service, where her research focused on change in global values and information technology in Brazil, Russia, India and China. She is author of the book From Iron First to Invisible Hand: the Uneven Path of Telecommunications

Policy Reform in China published by Stanford University Press and of articles in journals such as APSA Perspectives on Politics, Telecommunications Policy, and info. Her current academic research draws lessons from technology history,
such as the use of the telegraph by national movements and dissidents, and compares them to the use of modern technology, such as wiki applications used for international humanitarian aid. Dr. Wu received her B.A. from Harvard University and Ph.D. in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University‟s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), with additional studies undertaken at the National Taiwan Normal University, University of Puerto Rico, and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, China. She is currently an adjunct professor at Georgetown University in the Communications, Culture and Technology graduate program.

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