NCTA Adds Saul Hernández to Government Relations Team
Saul Hernández will join NCTA -- The Internet & Television Association, as VP of Government Relations. Hernández is currently the Deputy Chief of Staff for Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-NC). In addition to directing the legislative and communications staffs, Hernández is responsible for telecommunications policy. The George Mason University graduate joined the Congressman’s office in 2004 and previously served as Butterfield’s Legislative Director and Legislative Assistant. The hire comes as the Federal Trade Commission this week launches a months-long series of hearings on antitrust and competition policy that could change how the government treats some tech companies in the digital age. It will be the latest spotlight on the hot-button issue of the disparate regulatory treatment of social media sites and ISPs. More here.