Public Knowledge president joins FCC

November 4, 2013

Gigi Sohn, the president and co-founder of consumer advocacy group Public Knowledge, will resign to become a senior aide to Tom Wheeler, who was sworn in as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday.

Sohn, who has led Public Knowledge since 2001, will be the FCC's special counsel for external affairs.

Public Knowledge Vice President Michael Weinberg and Chief Operating Officer Brooke Hunter will serve as acting co-presidents of the organization.

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