Edward Carlson

Edward is a policy analyst with the domestic policy office of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, a Bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce.

He focuses on a wide-variety of issues touching on Internet policy, broadband deployment, spectrum sharing and traditional wireline competition issues.

Edward began working in technology policy through a grant from the Ford Foundation nearly 8 years ago. He is formerly a legislative advisor for the New York City Mayor, a communications assistant with the Japanese Cabinet Secretary of Economic and Fiscal Policy in Tokyo and in his senior-year of college was U.S. Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Intern with the Democratic Leader, Nancy Pelosi. He is currently the Region V President of the Hispanic National Bar Association (DC, MD, WV and VA), where he focuses on student engagement and transition to the legal profession following law school. Originally from Guatemala City, Guatemala, he grew up in a small town in Eastern Iowa. He received his BA cum laude from Colorado College in political science and Italian and his JD from the University of Iowa.