Former CTO at FCC Tapped to be Assistant Directory for Telecom And Cybersecurity at OSTP
US Chief Technology Office Michael Kratsios has tapped Federal Communications Commission veteran Eric Burger to a top network security post. Burger, former Chief Technology Officer at the FCC, has been named assistant director for telecom and cybersecurity at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), where he will focus on 5G, broadband, and telecom. Before joining the FCC in Oct 2017, Burger was director of the Georgetown site of the NSF Security and Software Engineering Research Center in Washington, which deals with issues including robocalls, network deployment and network security and stability. Burger is also a former CTO at various public and private internet and telecom companies, including Nuestar, MCI, Texas Instruments, and Cable & Wireless.
FCC Vet Burger Joins OSTP