Josh Gottheimer

Josh Gottheimer serves as FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski’s strategic advisor on a wide range of policy and legal matters with particular responsibility over the legislative, communications, intergovernmental affairs, and public liaison functions of the agency. He also focuses on steps the FCC can take - including considering the recommendations in the National Broadband Plan - to help the FCC build a 21st century communications infrastructure the country needs to compete and win in the global economy.

Mr. Gottheimer served previously as Executive Vice President, Worldwide at Burson-Marsteller, a global communications firm; Director of Strategic Communications at Ford Motor Company, where he oversaw corporate advertising; Senior Advisor to the United States Commission on Civil Rights; Special Assistant to the President and Presidential Speechwriter to President Bill Clinton; and Deputy Director of Speechwriting and Senior Policy Advisor to the John Kerry for President Campaign.