Jon Peha is the Chief Technologist of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Dr. Peha is also Associate Director of the Center for Wireless and Broadband Networking at Carnegie Mellon University, and a Professor in the Department of Engineering & Public Policy and the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. His research spans technical and policy issues of computer and telecommunications networks. This has included spectrum, broadband Internet, wireless networks, video and voice over IP, communications for emergency responders, universal service, secure Internet payment systems, e-commerce, and network security. He also consults for industry and government agencies. Dr. Peha has addressed telecom and e-commerce issues on legislative staff in the House and Senate, and helped launch a U.S. government interagency program to assist developing countries with information infrastructure. He has also served as Chief Technical Officer of several high-tech start-ups, and as a member of technical staff at SRI International, AT&T Bell Laboratories, and Microsoft. Dr. Peha holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford.