Mobile Future is an association of cutting-edge technology and communications companies and a diverse group of non-profit organizations, working to support an environment which encourages investment and innovation in the dynamic wireless sector. Our mission is to help inform and educate the public and key decision makers in business and government on the broad range of wireless innovations that are transforming our society and the nation’s economy.
Margaret McCarthy is the Executive Director of Mobile Future where she oversees the organization’s day-to-day operations and leads its efforts to encourage investment and innovation in the wireless sector.
She has more than a decade of experience working on telecommunications and technology policy. She was most recently Legislative Director to Rep. Doris Matsui, a senior Democratic member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. She joined Rep. Matsui’s staff after serving as Senior Professional Staff to the Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee. She began her career on Capitol Hill on the Senate Commerce Committee staff and subsequently served as Legislative Assistant for issues including innovation, consumer protection, and telecommunications for two Committee members, Senator Byron Dorgan and Senator Amy Klobuchar. She was also Policy Advisor to FCC Commissioner Michael Copps during the Commission’s consideration of the 2010 Open Internet Order and reform of the Universal Service Fund. In addition, Margaret worked on the launch of the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
Michael is an Associate for Mobile Future, where he handles day-to-day administrative operations, communications, digital media development, content strategy, and outreach to technology stakeholders. Prior to joining Mobile Future in 2017, Michael was a staffer on Capitol Hill as a Legislative Correspondent and Systems Administrator for Rep. Salud Carbajal, where he handled the policy areas surrounding technology, LGBTQ/Equality, Postal Services, Government Oversight and Reform, and Small Business/Startups. Michael is also a graduate of California State University, Long Beach.
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