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DC News: FCC Chairman Announces Members of its Open Internet Advisory Committee – Higher Ed Well Represented

On May 25, 2012, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski named the members of the Open Internet Advisory Committee (OIAC).  The OIAC’s members include representatives from community organizations, equipment manufacturers, content and application providers, venture capital firms, startups, Internet service providers, and Internet governance organizations, as well as professors in law, computer science, and economics.

Five of the members are from the Higher Education community:

Chair - Jonathan Zittrain, Professor of Law and Computer Science and Co-Founder of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University

Vice Chair - David Clark, Senior Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Shane Greenstein, Professor and Kellogg Chair of Information Technology, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Jennifer Rexford, Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University

Dennis Roberson, Vice Provost & Research Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology (representing T-Mobile)