Gigi Sohn is a Distinguished Fellow at the Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law & Policy and Benton Senior Fellow. She is a leading public advocate for open, affordable and democratic communications networks. From 2013-2016, Gigi was Counselor to former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler. She advised him on Internet, telecommunications and media issues and represented him in a variety of public forums. Previously, Gigi served as Co-Founder and CEO of Public Knowledge, a communications policy advocacy organization. She was a Project Specialist in the Ford Foundation’s Media, Arts & Culture unit and Executive Director of the Media Access Project. Gigi serves on the Board of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Advisory Board of NYU Law School’s Engelberg Center for Innovation Law & Policy.