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John Windhausen, Jr. (Telepoly Consulting)

John Windhausen, Jr.

Bethesda, Maryland

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John Windhausen, Jr. has worked in the communications policy arena in Washington, D.C. for over 20 years. He began his career as a staff attorney at the Federal Communications Commission in 1984. He moved to Capitol Hill in January, 1987, serving as counsel and then senior counsel to Senator Hollings, Senator Inouye, and the Democrats on the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee for 9 years. He participated actively in the drafting and passage of the 1992 Cable Act, the 1993 Spectrum Auction Act, and the Telecommunications Act of 1996. In June, 1996, he joined the Competition Policy Institute as General Counsel. In January, 1999, he became the President of the Association for Local Telecommunications Services (ALTS), where he led the facilities-based competitive local telecom industry in its efforts to provide consumers with a choice of local telecom providers. In October, 2004, he opened his own consulting practice, called Telepoly Consulting.

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