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Columbia University, BA 1985
Harvard Law School, JD 1991

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Julius Genachowski

Julius Genachowski is the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which he joined in June of 2009. Prior to this position, he was Chief of Business Operations and a member of Barry Diller’s Office of the Chairman at IAC/InterActiveCorp, where over eight years he played a key role in IAC’s growth to become a major e-commerce and new media company.

Julius is a co-founder & managing director of both Launchbox and Rock Creek Ventures, and a special advisor at General Atlantic. He is a member of the Boards of Directors at The Motley Fool, Website Pros, Beliefnet, and Marc Ecko Enterprises, and is part of the founding group that launched New Resource Bank. Mr. Genachowski was formerly a senior official at the Federal Communications Commission, and also served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter.

He received his JD from Harvard Law School and a BA from Columbia College.

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