John Leibovitz plays an instrumental role in spectrum policy and providing strategic direction for the Bureau, and he was the team lead for spectrum issues in the creation of the National Broadband Plan. Prior to the FCC, Mr. Leibovitz worked on the Presidential Transition Team, where he helped to launch the Technology, Innovation, and Government Reform working group. Before that, he worked as an entrepreneur and strategy consultant in telecom with an emphasis on the wireless sector. He started his business career with McKinsey & Company in New York. Mr. Leibovitz has written about technology and communications policy in the Yale Law Journal and the Yale Journal of Law and Technology. He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.Phil. from Cambridge University, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.