October 2020-September 2021
Consultant, United Soybean Board-Benton Institute project, Rural Broadband and the Future of American Farming
Benton Senior Fellow 2017-2021
Jon's work focused on policies to support FCC actions to promote broadband access and deployment, and to advance competition, including through antitrust. Jon is the former-FCC General Counsel/Acting General Counsel (2013-2016), and Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Litigation, Antitrust Division, US Department of Justice (2016-2017).
Jon is the author of Benton's 2019 Broadband for America’s Future: A Vision for the 2020s, our 2020 update, Broadband for America Now, and the 2021 report, If We Build It, Will They Come? Lessons from Open-Access, Middle-Mile Networks.
Our Networks Are More Vital Than Ever. The FCC Owes Us Updates. (in Undark magazine)
Multisided Platforms and Antitrust Enforcement (with Michael Katz)