[council] Olga Madruga-Forti takes on new role at the USA Federal Communications Commission as Chief of the Strategic Analysis and Negotiations Division

Bruce Tonkin Bruce.Tonkin at melbourneit.com.au
Wed Oct 29 19:44:14 UTC 2014



Washington, D.C. -- Today, Federal Communications Commission International Bureau Chief, Mindel De La Torre, announced that Olga Madruga-Forti joined the International Bureau as the Chief of the Strategic Analysis and Negotiations Division. 

"I am pleased to welcome Olga back to the International Bureau. Olga brings a tremendous amount of international telecommunications experience to the Division and will be a tremendous asset for the Bureau," said Mindel De La Torre. 

Ms. Madruga-Forti returns to the Commission with 17 years of private sector international telecommunications experience, most recently with ARSAT Telecomm S.A. where she was International Counsel. Additionally, Ms. Madruga-Forti was a Member of the Board for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and an Adjunct Professor of Telecommunications Law and Negotiation. Ms. Madruga-Forti left the Commission in 1997 when she served as Special Counsel for International Satellite Policy in the International Bureau and spearheaded the privatization of Intelsat and Inmarsat. She holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. from Emory University. 


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