WASHINGTON (December 3, 2013) - Doug Brake has joined the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) as a telecommunications policy analyst. Brake will focus on broadband policy, spectrum policy and the linkages between telecommunications and economic growth and innovation.
He previously served as a research assistant at the Silicon Flatirons Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he sought to improve policy surrounding wireless enforcement, interference limits and gigabit network deployment. Prior to that, he served as a Hatfield Scholar at the Federal Communications Commission, assisting with the implementation of the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act.
"I am very excited to be joining ITIF and look forward to assisting in their leading research efforts in technology and telecommunications policy," Brake says.
He holds a degree in telecommunication law from the University of Colorado Law School and a Bachelor's in English literature and philosophy from Macalester College.
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) is a non-profit, non-partisan think tank whose mission is to formulate and promote public policies to advance technological innovation and productivity internationally, in Washington, and in the states. Recognizing the vital role of technology in ensuring prosperity, ITIF focuses on innovation, productivity, and digital economy issues. Learn more at www.itif.org.