FCC Comm. Brendan Carr will be interviewed by Bryan Tramont, managing partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, on all things wireless at the AGL Local Summit, June 14, in Philadelphia.
The Commissioner is sure to touch on the progress of the Spectrum Frontiers proceeding, increased enforcement activity, efforts to increase rural wireless coverage, streamlining small cell deployment, twilight towers, Net Neutrality, BDAC and more.
Carr, who began his term as commissioner in August 2017, brings to the position over a dozen years of public and private sector experience in technology and communications law and policy.
Most recently, Commissioner Carr served as the General Counsel of the FCC. In that role, he served as the chief legal advisor to the Commission and FCC staff on all matters within the agency’s jurisdiction. Previously, he served as the lead advisor to FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai on wireless, public safety, and international issues. Before that, he worked as an attorney in the FCC’s Office of General Counsel, where he provided legal advice on a wide range of spectrum policy, competition, and public safety matters.
As managing partner for Wilkinson Bark Knauer, Tramont offers counsel to Fortune 100 companies and trade associations, as well as small and mid-sized telecommunications and media companies, on all aspects of communications law and regulation. He regularly advises companies as they develop and evaluate new business opportunities in the technology, media, and telecommunications sectors. Before joining WBK, Tramont served as chief of staff of the Federal Communications Commission under Chairman Michael Powell.