International Institute of Communications

Tel:+44 (0)20 8544 8076
Fax:+44 (0)20 8544 8077

social twitter sm  social linkedin sm  social youtube sm  social facebook sm

Ajit Pai

Chairman, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), USA

Ajit Pai

Ajit Pai was nominated to the Federal Communications Commission by President Obama.  He was unanimously confirmed by the US Senate and took office in 2012 for a term concluding in 2016.

Chairman Pai has wide experience in the public and private sectors. His public sector career spans all branches of the federal government. He served in the FCC’s Office of General Counsel; at the US Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and Office of Legal Policy; at the US Senate Judiciary Committee; and as a law clerk to a federal judge. With respect to the private sector, he was a Partner in the communications practice of the law firm Jenner & Block and worked as Associate General Counsel at Verizon Communications Inc.

Chairman Pai graduated with honours from Harvard University and from the University of Chicago Law School, where he served on the University of Chicago Law Review.

Stay up to date with the IIC

Tell us how you'd like to stay informed about events, interviews and more from the IIC. 

My IIC Preferences

Follow us on Twitter