Paul Misener is Amazon.com’s Vice President for Global Public Policy, and has served in this position for 13 years.
Both an engineer (B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Princeton University, 1985) and lawyer (J.D., George Mason University, 1993; Distinguished Alumni Award, 2001), he is responsible for formulating and representing the company’s public policy positions worldwide, as well as for managing policy specialists in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
Formerly a partner in the law firm of Wiley, Rein & Fielding, Paul also served as Senior Legal Advisor to a Commissioner of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. Prior to this government service, he was Intel Corporation’s Manager of Telecommunications and Computer Technology Policy, and leader of the computer industry’s Internet Access Coalition.
In the late 1980s, Paul was a policy specialist for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration, where he was a U.S. delegate to several conferences of the International Telecommunication Union. Prior to that, he designed radio communications systems.
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Administrative Law & Regulation Practice Group Podcast
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2006 National Lawyers Convention
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