John Leibovitz

John Leibovitz
Deputy Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau

John Leibovitz plays an instrumental role in spectrum policy and providing strategic direction for the Bureau, and he was the team lead for spectrum issues in the creation of the National Broadband Plan. Prior to the FCC, Mr. Leibovitz worked on the Presidential Transition Team, where he helped to launch the Technology, Innovation, and Government Reform working group. Before that, he worked as an entrepreneur and strategy consultant in telecom with an emphasis on the wireless sector. He started his business career with McKinsey & Company in New York. Mr. Leibovitz has written about technology and communications policy in the Yale Law Journal and the Yale Journal of Law and Technology. He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.Phil. from Cambridge University, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Recent Events

July 31, 2012

ITIF and select experts discuss ITIF's new spectrum allocation report and the issues policymakers face going forward.

May 15, 2012

An expert panel searches for practical solutions to the spectrum crunch.

March 10, 2011

ITIF hosts a half-day conference on how to boost productivity and competitiveness by advancing emerging growth sectors.