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Professor Weiser Named to Portfolio's "Top Tech Policy People to Watch" List

February 5, 2009

Professor Phil Weiser was featured as a person to watch in the tech field by Portfolio Magazine.  The list featured 12 people whose achievements and positions make them notable in their fields and whose influence we will likely see in the future of technology policy and innovation. Included on the list were such notables as Fred Humphries, Managing Director of Federal Affairs at Microsoft Corporation; Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), Chairman, U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce; and John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Co-Chair of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.

The article highlighted Professor Weiser’s efforts to raise the profile of Colorado Law's Silicon Flatirons Center, his former position as an attorney for the Justice Department's antitrust division, his appointment as co-chair to the Federal Trade Commission review team during the Obama-Biden transition, and his new project to promote reform of the Federal Communications Commission.