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Staff Antoine Prince Albert III, Policy Counsel Michele Ambadiang, Events and Development Manager John Bergmayer, Legal Director Kathleen Burke, Policy Counsel Sara Collins, Policy Counsel Kristine DeBry, Chief of Staff and Senior Counsel Micheline Deeik, Policy Fellow Harold Feld, Senior Vice President Greg Guice, Director of Government Affairs Aden Hizkias, Legal Intern Al Kramer, Senior Fellow Courtney Lee, Director of Finance and Administration Jenna Leventoff, Senior Policy Counsel Chris Lewis, President and CEO Lisa Macpherson, Senior Policy Fellow Alyssa Martindale, Communications Intern Alex Petros, Policy Counsel Meredith Filak Rose, Senior Policy Counsel Charlotte Slaiman, Competition Policy Director Shiva Stella, Communications Director Megan Stifel, Senior Fellow Meredith Whipple, Digital Outreach Director Kim Whitehead, Office Manager Montana Williams, Policy Fellow Antoine Prince Albert III Policy Counsel prince@publicknowledge.org Antoine Prince Albert III is a Policy Counsel on the Government Affairs team, where he focuses on social media platform governance, Section 230, digital inclusion, net neutrality, and privacy. He has worked in public interest technology since 2017. Prior to joining Public Knowledge, Prince worked at Georgetown’s Institute for Technology Law & Policy, The Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights, the Office of Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Georgetown’s Center on Privacy and Technology. Before working in public interest technology, he served as an Officer of the United States Navy and a speech and debate instructor at La Salle College High School. Beyond work, Prince serves in a variety of tech-interested organizations. He is a founding member of the Georgetown Global TechNet Working Group, a cohort of international academics and thought-leaders dedicated to exploring public interest technology in the Global South. Prince is an alumnus of the BreakLine’s Apex program and volunteers his time to help veterans, women, and people of color pivot into compelling careers in the tech industry. He also co-hosts the monthly Tech Amendment podcast to educate the public on timely tech policy issues. In all his work, Prince offers policy and social insights on technology’s impact upon Black, Latino, and Indigenous people in the United States, the Caribbean, and sub-Saharan Africa. Prince earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center as a Global Law Scholar, and is a proud summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa alumnus of Morehouse College. Prince hails from Philadelphia, PA, and expands his knowledge and appreciation of African Diasporic cultures and musical genres for leisure. Michele Ambadiang Events and Development Manager (202) 861-0020 michele@publicknowledge.org Michele is the Events and Development Manager at Public Knowledge, where she plans and manages PK events including the annual IP3 Awards. She is also the point of contact for all fundraising and development. Before PK, Michele was a Project Manager for Inter-Progress, a Swiss foundation based in Cameroon, where she worked on a variety of projects aimed at boosting entrepreneurship and giving small and mid-size enterprises a platform to expand their business. Michele has a Master's degree in Entrepreneurship from Depaul University in Chicago. She also had a Bachelor's degree in Modern Languages from Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK. She is fluent in French and Spanish as well as English. Michele is a French native with a passion for traveling and discovering new cultures. John Bergmayer Legal Director (202) 861-0020 x113 john@publicknowledge.org John Bergmayer is Legal Director at Public Knowledge, specializing in telecommunications, media, internet, and intellectual property issues. He advocates for the public interest before courts and policymakers, and works to make sure that all stakeholders -- including ordinary citizens, artists, and technological innovators -- have a say in shaping emerging digital policies. Kathleen Burke Policy Counsel (202) 861-0020 kathleen@publicknowledge.org Kathleen Burke is a Policy Counsel at Public Knowledge, working on telecom and copyright. Kathleen received her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law, Technology, and the Internet and earned the CALI awards in Property and Copyright Law. In 2020, Kathleen served as a Public Knowledge Policy Extern. In 2019, she worked as a Google Policy Fellow at TechFreedom and was accepted into the Internet Law and Policy Foundry's third class of Fellows. Prior to law school, Kathleen worked as the Director of Education and Outreach at Fayette Alliance, an organization focused on achieving sustainable growth in Lexington, KY. In that role, she discovered her passion for technology policy while working on rural broadband access. She also ran her own wedding photography business. Kathleen recently orchestrated an interactive performance art on Twitter during quarantine titled The Zoom School of Law Memes and Trolling Clinic’s Law of Memes and Trolling Seminar (#trollseminar, #memelaw). Her interests also include collecting all the National Parks Passport stamps and canning jam. Sara Collins Policy Counsel (202) 861-0020 x127 sara@publicknowledge.org Sara Collins joins Public Knowledge as a Policy Counsel focusing on all things privacy. Previously, Sara was a Policy Counsel on Future of Privacy Forum's Education & Youth Privacy team and specialized in higher education. She has also worked as an investigations attorney in the Enforcement Unit at Federal Student Aid, as well as the Director of Legal Services for Veterans Education Success. Sara graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2014, where she was the symposium editor of the Journal of Gender and the Law. After graduating law school, she completed a Policy & Law Fellowship at the Amara Legal Center, an organization dedicated to fighting domestic sex trafficking within the DMV area. Originally from Chicago, Sara attended the University of Illinois, where she received a B.A. in both Political Science and English. Kristine DeBry Chief of Staff and Senior Counsel (202) 861-0020 x120 kdebry@publicknowledge.org Kristine is Chief of Staff and Senior Counsel at Public Knowledge. She focuses on coordinating strategy and creating opportunities for public interest advocates. Kristine served as an attorney for telecommunications, Internet, and video innovators at Swidler Berlin, LLC, and later as Senior Counsel and Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs at PBS. She has also served as Senior Counsel to the Chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission, and as speechwriter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Kristine received her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a student at the Institute for Public Representation. Kristine is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the Virginia Bar, and the Maryland Bar. Micheline Deeik Policy Fellow Micheline@publicknowledge.org Micheline Deeik is a Fellow at Public Knowledge, where she focuses on copyright, DMCA reform, and intellectual property reform. Micheline is an Open Society Foundations Scholar. She received her LL.M in intellectual property law from Duke University School of Law, and her Bachelor of Laws degree from Birzeit University. During her time at Duke Law, Micheline did pro bono work with ACLU at Georgia. Prior to Duke Law, Micheline worked as a researcher on issues related to the GDPR, free speech, the right to privacy, and comparative constitutional law. In her free time, Micheline enjoys watching soccer, playing video games, and meditating. Harold Feld Senior Vice President (202) 861-0020 x110 hfeld@publicknowledge.org Harold Feld is Public Knowledge’s Senior Vice President and author of “The Case for the Digital Platform Act,” a guide to what government can do to preserve competition and empower individual users in the huge swath of our economy now referred to as “Big Tech.” Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler described this book as, “[...] a tour de force of the issues raised by the digital economy and internet capitalism.” For more than 20 years, Feld has practiced law at the intersection of technology, broadband, and media policy in both the private sector and in the public interest community. Feld has an undergraduate degree from Princeton University, a law degree from Boston University, and clerked for the D.C. Court of Appeals. Feld also writes “Tales of the Sausage Factory,” a progressive blog on media and telecom policy. In 2007, Illinois Senator Dick Durbin praised him and his blog for “[doing] a lot of great work helping people understand how FCC decisions affect people and communities on the ground.”

The transition to 5G offers an opportunity to build resilient networks

Jun. 22, 2021 2:30 pm

The transition to 5G offers an opportunity to build resilient networks

Public Knowledge Senior VP Harold Feld calls on Congress to shore up “increasingly fragile” wireless networks: "It is unrealistic to expect the market to solve this on its own."