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The Policy Series featuring Travis LeBlanc, Chief of the Bureau of Enforcement, FCC

  • Runway 1355 Market St San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

Join us for an exclusive fireside chat and Q&A with Traivs LeBlanc, Chief of the Bureau of Enforcement, Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

It's an exciting time to talk to the FCC. Innovation and regulators are running into each other everywhere: Net Neutrality, mobile payments, and massive changes in the telecom industry. Join us as DC comes to San Francisco to talk policy, technology, and innovation.

Topics for the night include:

  • Net Neutrality -what's the current status and what do we need to know?
  • The FCC and the FTC -what's the changing landscape in the regulatory space and whta does it mean for startups and innovation?

Appetizers and libations will be provided.

6:00-6:30 Networking and libations 
6:30-8:00 Fireside chat and Q&A 
8:00-9:00 Networking and refreshments


Travis LeBlanc is Chief of the Bureau of Enforcement at the Federal Communications Commission where he leads the Commission’s largest organizational unit, including its 24 field offices around the country.Prior to joining the FCC, LeBlanc served as Special Assistant Attorney General of California and a senior advisor to Attorney General Kamala D. Harris. LeBlanc previously served in the Obama Administration as an attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel. He has worked as an attorney at Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, D.C. and Keker & Van Nest LLP in San Francisco. He clerked for the Hon. Stephen Reinhardt on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He has an A.B. from Princeton University, an M.P.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and an LL.M. in International Law from the University of Cambridge.

MODERATOR: Charles Belle

Charles is the CEO and Founder of Startup Policy Lab, a tech nonprofit at the intersection of technology and government. Charles is an appointed public member of the City & County of San Francisco’s Committee on Information Technology and a Non-Residential Fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Internet & Society. Talk with Charles: @charlesbelle


The Policy Series, hosted by Startup Policy Lab and sponsored by Bloomberg Beta, features policy and technology thought leaders in an intimate fireside chat on high impact topics that affect the startup community.


Please contact Ariane Mohamadi, Programing Director for all inquiries atariane at startuppolicylab dot org

Startup Policy Lab, a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives – a 501c3 nonprofit organization