Jeffrey A. Eisenach is a Managing Director and Principal at Navigant Economics, and serves as a member of the firm's Management Committee. He is also an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University Law School. Previously, he has served in senior policy positions at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the White House Office of Management and Budget, and on the faculties of Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Read more »
John Nakahata is a partner in the Washington, DC, law firm of Wiltshire & Grannis, LLP. His practice focuses on telecommunications, cable and Internet regulation before the courts, Federal Communications Commission, state public utility commissions, Congress and the Administration. His clients include large and small telecommunications, Internet, hardware, software, terrestrial wireless companies and cable companies. He has also testified as an expert witness on telecommunications regulatory issues. Read more »
David Sohn joined CDT in 2005. He is Senior Policy Counsel and Director of CDT's Project on Intellectual Property and Technology, which seeks to promote reasonable pro-consumer approaches to copyright and related policy issues raised by the emergence of the Internet, new digital media, and digital rights management (DRM) technology.
Rob Axtell works at the intersection of economics, behavioral game theory, and multi-agent systems computer science. His most recent research attempts to emerge a macroeconomy from tens of millions of interacting agents. He is Department Chair of the new Department of Computational Social Science at George Mason University (Fairfax, Virginia, USA). He teaches courses on agent-based modeling, mathematical modeling, and game theory. His research has been published in "Science," "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA," and leading field journals. Read more »
Richard Whitt is Google’s Senior Policy Director. Rick is responsible for Google’s wireline, wireless, and media advocacy before the Federal Communications Commission, other federal agencies, and the U.S. Congress. Most recently he has represented the company’s interest in a variety of broadband policy issues, spectrum policy matters, and “unregulation” of VoIP and other Web-based applications. Read more »
Bracken Hendricks works at the interface of global warming solutions and economic development. He is a longtime leader in promoting policies that create green jobs, sustainable infrastructure, and investment in cities. Read more »
John Irons joined the Economic Policy Institute in 2007. His areas of research include the U.S. economy and economic policy, with an emphasis on federal tax and budget policy. He previously worked as the Director of Tax and Budget Policy at the Center for American Progress (2004-2007) and as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics at Amherst College (1999-2003). He has also worked for the Brookings Institution (1995) and at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors (1992-1994). Read more »