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Obama Nominates Genachowski To Head FCC

Law360 (March 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- President Obama on Tuesday nominated technology adviser, venture capitalist and former agency official Julius Genachowski to head the Federal Communications Commission.

Genachowski, one of Obama's top fundraisers and a law school friend, had been Obama's expected pick after leaks from Obama associates in January.

In addition to serving on the transition team's advisory board and heading its work group on technology, innovation and government reform policy, Genachowski is managing director of Rock Creek Ventures, an investment enterprise the helps launch media companies. He co-founded the business...
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