Telecom Workshop: Panel Speakers

Workshop Information

On November 29, 2007, the Antitrust Division hosted a public symposium to discuss competition in telecommunications services and video programming delivery, including the prospects for additional competition and whether regulatory changes or other government action would promote more competition. For more information, see the workshop information page.


Panel Speakers

Participation as a speaker in this symposium was by invitation of the Department of Justice only. This page lists the persons who participated as panel speakers in the symposium, with links to biographies.

Panel I: Entry into Multichannel Video Services

John Goodman, Executive Director, Broadband Service Providers Association

Jane Lawton, Administrator of the Office of Cable and Communications Services, Montgomery County, Maryland

Grier Raclin, General Counsel, Charter Communications, Inc.

Hal J. Singer, President, Criterion Economics

John Thorne, Deputy General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Verizon Communications Inc.

Panel II: Entry into Telecommunications Services

Jill Canfield, Senior Regulatory Counsel, National Telecommunications Cooperative Association

Sean C. Lindsay, Associate General Counsel, Qwest Communications International Inc.

Stephen T. Perkins, General Counsel, Cavalier Telephone LLC

Simon J. Wilkie, Executive Director, Center for Communication Law and Policy, USC Gould School of Law

Alexandra Wilson, Vice President of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Cox Enterprises, Inc.

Panel III: Wireless Broadband Technologies as Alternatives to Reach the Consumer

Thomas W. Hazlett, Professor of Law and Economics, George Mason University School of Law

Hank Kafka, Vice President, Architecture, AT&T Inc.

R. Gerard Salemme, Executive Vice President of Strategy, Policy and External Affairs, Clearwire Corporation

Bin Shen, Vice President, Broadband Product Management and Partnership Development, Sprint Nextel Corporation

William F. Wallace, Chairman, Digital Bridge Communications Corp.

Panel IV: Other Alternative Broadband Technologies Including Satellite and Broadband over Power Line

David Brown, Vice President and General Counsel, WildBlue Communications Inc.

J. Brendan Herron, Jr., Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy, CURRENT Group, LLC

Evan R. Grayer, Vice President Broadband, DirecTV Group, Inc.

Blair Levin, Managing Director, Stifel Nicolaus

Updated April 29, 2016

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