Pioneers Chair and Professor of Telecommunications and Law
Pennsylvania State University
PSB3 : Convergence of Regulation
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 16:15 - 17:45
Rob Frieden holds the Pioneers Chair in Cable Telecommunications and Law at Penn State University. He is a leading analyst in the field of telecommunications and Internet infrastructure and has authored many comprehensive works on international telecommunications, Internet law and policy, cable television and communications law. Professor Frieden has published over seventy journal articles and several books on various telecommunications topics. In 2010 the Yale University Press published his latest book entitled Winning the Silicon Sweepstakes: Can the United States Compete in Global Telecommunications.
Prior to joining Penn State, Professor Frieden served as Deputy Director, International Relations, Motorola Satellite Communications, Inc., where he managed the regulatory and international liaison efforts for Motorola's IRIDIUM low earth orbiting satellite project. He has held senior level policy making positions in government and worked in the private sector as an attorney. Professor Frieden received a B.A. in Telecommunications from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from the University of Virginia