Vice President, External Affairs and Policy Counselor
Time Warner Cable
In this position, Fernando helps Time Warner Cable develop and advance its policy positions, focusing on consumer protection, competition issues, intellectual property and telecommunications regulation.
Fernando has primary responsibility for working with non-governmental policy stakeholders, such as think tanks, the academic community, public interest and inter-governmental groups, and diversity organizations. He also serves as Director of the Time Warner Cable Research Program on Digital Communications, which seeks to expand scholarship in fields of interest to the cable and telecommunications industries.
Prior to joining Time Warner Cable, Fernando was a partner at Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis and at Mintz Levin. In private practice, he represented a wide range of communications, entertainment industry, health care and technology clients in proceedings before state and federal courts and regulatory agencies. Fernando received his A.B. with honors from Harvard College and his J.D. with honors from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was Notes and Comments Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal.
Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Alumni Association, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (past Chair), Women Empowered Against Violence Inc., the Family Online Safety Institute, and the Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino.