Hon. John M.R. Kneuer

President and Founder, JKC Consulting LLC and Senior Partner, Fairfax Media Partners
John M.R. Kneuer

John Kneuer is the President and Founder of JKC Consulting LLC and a Senior Partner at Fairfax Media Partners, a company organized to source, acquire, and manage transformative businesses in the telecommunications and media industries.

Prior to starting Kneuer LLC, Mr. Kneuer served as the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information. In this capacity Mr. Kneuer was the principal advisor to the President of the United States on telecommunications policy and the Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration ("NTIA").In addition to representing the Executive Branch in domestic and international telecommunications and information policy activities, NTIA also manages the federal use of spectrum; performs cutting edge telecommunications research and engineering, including resolving technical telecommunications issues for the federal government and private sector; and administers infrastructure and public telecommunications facilities grants.

Prior to his service at NTIA, Mr. Kneuer served as a Senior Associate at the law firm of Piper Rudnick in Washington, D.C., providing regulatory and legislative representation to corporate clients in the telecommunications, defense, and transportation industries. Earlier in his career, Mr. Kneuer served as the Executive Director for Government Relations at the Industrial Telecommunications Association, and prior to that served as an Attorney-Advisor in the Commercial Wireless Division of the Federal Communications Commission's Wireless Bureau. Mr. Kneuer received B.A. and J.D. degrees from the Catholic University of America.

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Publications and Multimedia
Should the United States Cede Control of the Internet? - Podcast
Telecommunications & Electronic Media Practice Group Podcast
May 26, 2016
The Internet: Are We Losing Control? - Podcast
Telecommunications & Electronic Media Practice Group Podcast
April 02, 2014
Franchising - Event Audio
2006 Telecommunications Federalism Conference
May 03, 2006