Associate Administrator for the Office of Policy Analysis and Development
Daniel J. Weitzner serves as Associate Administrator for the Office of Policy Analysis and Development in the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). He directs the office that conducts research and analysis and prepares policy recommendations for the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information.
NTIA serves as the principal adviser to the President on telecommunications and information policy. In this role, NTIA formulates, advocates, and participates in the implementation of policies, frequently working with other Executive Branch agencies to develop and present the Administration's position. Since its creation in 1978, NTIA has been at the cutting edge of critical technology issues.
The Office of Policy Analysis and Development (OPAD) is the domestic policy division of NTIA. OPAD supports NTIA's role as principal adviser to the Executive Branch and the Secretary of Commerce on telecommunications and information policies by conducting research and analysis and preparing policy recommendations. The office g