Hon. Janice Obuchowski

President, Freedom Technologies Inc.

Janice Obuchowski, President of Freedom Technologies (FTI), has held many leadership positions, both in the United States government and in the private sector. Mrs. Obuchowski served as the United States Ambassador to the World Radiocommunications Conference 2003 in Geneva, Switzerland and as Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information at the Department of Commerce, (NTIA) under President George H.W. Bush. Mrs. Obuchowski also held several positions at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including Senior Advisor to the Chairman.

Mrs. Obuchowski’s private sector career includes founding and leading FTI for 18 years, Board service, corporate experience and entrepreneurship. She serves or has served on several public company Boards of Directors, including Inmarsat plc, Orbital Sciences Corporation, CSG Systems, Inc., Stratos Global and Qualcomm. Earlier in her career, Mrs. Obuchowski was at NYNEX (now Verizon) and in private antitrust law. She currently serves as an elected Executive Committee member of the Federal Communications Bar Association and as an appointed Member of the Commerce Department’s Spectrum Management Advisory Committee.

Mrs. Obuchowski earned a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center where she was an Editor of the Law Journal and was honored as Alumna of the Year, 2005. She graduated with Honors from Wellesley College.

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Publications and Multimedia
The Future of Spectrum Policy - Event Audio/Video
2011 National Lawyers Convention
November 12, 2011