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Obama names technology working group leaders

President-elect Barack Obama has named leaders of the working groups that will guide his administration in technology, innovation and government reform.


In a statement from the transition team, Obama announced his choices: Sonal Shah, Julius Genachowski and Blair Levin.


Shah heads Google's international development work. Genachowski has served on the Federal Communications Commission, co-founded Rock Creek Ventures and LaunchBox Digital, and serves of several boards of directors. Levin is a managing director of Stifel Nicolaus and serves as that firm's chief analyst of telecommunications, media and technology regulation and strategy.


 

Posted by Michael Hardy on Nov 19, 2008 at 12:12 PM


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