Allen Hammond - Participant

Allen S. Hammond IV is the Phil and Bobbie SanfilippoChair and Professor of Lawat Santa Clara University and Director of the BroadBand Institute of California.  Professor Hammond has a publication record spanning thirty years.  He is currently co-author of a forthcoming casebook (Aspen/Wolters-Kluwer, Pub.) on regulating broadband communications.

His prior positions in government, private industry, the public interest and the academy include: attorney at the White House Office of Telecommunications Policy and program manager at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration; in house counsel for WJLA-TV, MCI Communications and Satellite Business Systems; public interest attorney at the Media Access Project; and professor at Syracuse University College of Law and the New York Law School.

Professor Hammond is a former board member of the ACLU of Northern California, former president of the Alliance for Public Technology, and a past chair and member of the AT&T Telecommunications Consumer Advisory Panel.  Professor Hammond has advised community based organizations throughout California and nationally, including Community Partners, the California NAACP, the California Community Technology and Policy Group, the California Small Business Association, the Great Valley Center, the Latino Issues Forum, the California Emerging Technology Fund, the Community Technology Foundation of California, the Media Alliance, the Hispanic Association for Corporate Responsibility, The Utility Reform Network, One Hundred Black Men (Albany, New York), the National Urban League, and the national NAACP, the National Black Media Coalition and the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council.



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Chair and Professor of Law, and Director of the Broadband Institute of California