Vice President, Public Policy, AT&T
Brent Olson serves as Assistant Vice President-Regulatory Policy, Emerging Services and Technologies at AT&T Services, Inc. Mr. Olson's responsibilities at AT&T include helping to develop and coordinate at the federal and state levels SBC's regulatory policies covering emerging technologies, such as broadband, IP-based services, and video technology services.
Mr. Olson has more than 13 years of telecommunications experience, most recently having served at the FCC as the Deputy Chief, Competition Policy Division of the Wireline Competition Bureau, serving as one of the senior managers in the Division, where he recently worked on the UNE Triennial Review proceeding and various broadband-related matters.
Prior to joining the FCC, Mr. Olson was responsible for overseeing US regulatory issues for Cable & Wireless, Inc., a global internet and telecommunications company, developing and advocating the company's policy positions in front of the FCC and state regulatory bodies.
He is a graduate of Northwestern University and holds a JD from UCLA School of Law.