Harold J. Feld is the Senior Vice President for Public Knowledge, one of the nation’s premier consumer advocacy organizations working at the intersection of copyright, telecommunications and the Internet. Feld is highly regarded as a thought leader in the areas of spectrum reform, broadband policy and digital consumer protection. He was previously Senior Vice President at the Media Access Project (MAP), a public interest law firm, where he advanced competition policies in media, telecommunications and technology. Prior to joining MAP, Feld was an associate at Covington & Burling, and clerked for the DC Court of Appeals.
Feld is a frequent author on technology, broadband access and wireless policies, and his scholarly, legal and opinion pieces have been published in the Los Angeles Times, The Hill, Legal Times, and The San Jose Mercury News. He also regularly appears as a contributor Wetmachine.com, through his popular blog Tales of the Sausage Factory (available at http://www.wetmachine.com). In 2007, Illinois Senator Dick Durbin praised Feld and his blog for “[doing] a lot of great work helping people understand how FCC decisions affect people and communities on the ground.” He has appeared on Bloomberg, CNBC, and C-Span’s The Communicators, and has regularly testified on a variety of policy issues before the US House and Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees.