Spring 2011 Internet2 Member Meeting

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John Windhausen

ORG Telepoly Consulting Title BIO John Windhausen, Jr.: a communications attorney and policy analyst for over 20 years. After graduating from Yale and UCLA Law School, Mr. Windhausen began his career as a staff attorney at the Federal Communications Commission in 1984, soon after the divestiture of AT&T. In January, 1987, he became counsel and then senior counsel to Senator Hollings, Senator Inouye, and the Democrats on the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee, where he was one of the principal architects of the 1992 Cable Act, the 1993 Spectrum Auction Act, and the Telecommunications Act of 1996. In June 1996, he joined a pro-competition, consumer advocacy organization named the Competition Policy Institute as General Counsel. In January, 1999, he became the President of the Association for Local Telecommunications Services (ALTS) and led the facilities-based local telecom industry in its effort to bring competition for local telephone and broadband services to American consumers. He resigned from ALTS in October, 2004 to pursue this and other new opportunities.