Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

Former FCC Chairs’ Plenary

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How Congress and the FCC Can Promote Access to Capital for Diverse Businesses

Description:
Former FCC Chairs discuss some of the most controversial issues before the Commission this year, including the Open Internet, Lifeline reform, process reform, and spectrum policy. The former Chairs also provide insight on what the FCC’s agenda should look like in an era of increased diversity and inclusion and rapid expansion of the media and telecom industries.
Moderator:
Deborah Lathen, President, Lathen Consulting LLC; Former Chief, FCC Cable Services Bureau; Member, MMTC Board of Directors

Panelists:
Hon. Reed Hundt, Founder and CEO, Coalition for Green Capital; Former Chairman, Federal Communications Commission

Hon. Michael K. Powell, President and CEO, National Cable and Telecommunications Association; Former Chairman, Federal Communications Commission

Hon. Richard E. Wiley, Chairman, Wiley Rein LLP; Former Chairman, Federal Communications Commission