What is Tech Knowledge?

Tech Knowledge promotes market-oriented technology policies on behalf of the public interest. We work to:

  • Encourage investment and innovation in new technologies
  • Foster fair and impartial competition policies
  • Protect our rights to privacy and free expression
  • Inform the public and policymakers about tech policy issues

About Fred Campbell

Fred CampbellFred Campbell is Director of Tech Knowledge, a Senior Policy Advisor with Wireless 20/20, and an adjunct professor in the Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law LL.M program at the University of Nebraska College of Law.

Mr. Campbell was formerly Executive Director of the Center for Boundless Innovation in Technology, a Fellow and Director of the Communications Liberty and Innovation Project at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, President and CEO of the Wireless Communications Association International, Chief of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and Wireless Legal Advisor to FCC Chairman Kevin Martin. He has also served as a judicial clerk for Nebraska Supreme Court Justice William M. Connolly and an Arabic linguist in the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army.

Mr. Campbell earned a Diploma in Modern Standard Arabic at the Defense Language Institute, a B.A. from Excelsior College, and a J.D., with high distinction, from the University of Nebraska College of Law

"I had the privilege of working with Fred during his time at the FCC and saw firsthand how skillfully he handled some of the most challenging issues confronting the Commission."

Ajit Pai, FCC Commissioner

"Fred's work on complex technology policy issues is first rate. He is smart, diligent and effective."

− Preston Padden, Executive Director, The Expanding Opportunities for Broadcasters Coalition

"Fred Campbell’s counsel was invaluable in helping me craft a pro-investment free market policy agenda for the FCC."

− Kevin Martin, Former Chairman, FCC