October 2014

Geek of the Week Jesús LaraJesús Lara is the Executive Vice President of Digital Media with Spanish Broadcasting System, the largest publicly-traded, Hispanic-controlled entertainment company in the nation. Previously, Lara founded and served as CEO of Amusse, where he led a team that designed and built innovative entertainment products to teach English to youth across […]

Geek of the Week Jamal SimmonsJamal Simmons is a Principal of The Raben Group, where he specializes in helping clients solve public relations and strategic issues through the media. Prior to joining The Raben Group, Simmons led New Future Communications, a company that managed public relations and strategic issues for corporate, nonprofit, and political clients. […]

Geek of the Week Nicole Wong Nicole Wong has an extensive background in dealing with issues of privacy, Internet policy, and censorship. Most recently, Wong was the Deputy Chief Technology Officer of the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President, the first person to hold the position that was […]

Geek of the Week William A. KirkBill Kirk is a partner at K&L Gates, where he represents clients before Congress and Executive Branch agencies with emphasis on tax, financial services, corporate, and transportation and infrastructure matters. Kirk has significant experience representing emerging and middle market firms on legal and policy matters (e.g., minority- and women-owned […]