Fred Campbell

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Fred Campbell is a Senior Policy Advisor with Wireless 20/20, assisting clients with the formulation and implementation of complex technology regulatory policies. Mr. Campbell has 15 years of experience developing innovative approaches to public policy in the communications and information technology sectors for private clients, non-profit organizations and government officials.

Campbell was responsible for spectrum and wireless policy in the US while serving as Chief of the FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and as wireless advisor to former FCC chairman Kevin Martin. Under his oversight, the FCC conducted the two of the largest and most successful wireless spectrum auctions in its history raising over $32 billion and supporting the industry evolution to 4G LTE.

Campbell serves a wide range of private and public sector clients as a regulatory consultant and policy advisor to promote innovation, free markets, fair competition, infrastructure investment and the efficient use of spectrum as a valuable resource in the wireless and telecom industry. He has also advised government officials on spectrum and Internet policy in Mexico and Panama and served as an expert on the Indian government’s 2.5 GHz spectrum advisory committee.

He frequently speaks at major events, appears on television and radio shows, and publishes articles and editorials in well-known journals and newspapers, including Fox News, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Forbes and the Atlantic. His areas of policy expertise include spectrum, mobile wireless, satellite, Internet, telephony, cable, broadcast, privacy, regulatory organization and free expression issues. Campbell is currently the Director of the Center for Boundless Innovation in Technology and an adjunct professor in the Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law LL.M program at the University of Nebraska College of Law where he also serves as an inaugural member of the program’s advisory board.

Mr. Campbell was formerly a Fellow and Director of the Communications Liberty and Innovation Project at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and President and CEO of the Wireless Communications Association International. Campbell earned a Diploma in Modern Standard Arabic at the Defense Language Institute, a B.A. from Excelsior College, and a J.D. with high distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law.

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